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ERIC Number: ED471417
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 349
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-57230-535-5
Engaging Young Readers: Promoting Achievement and Motivation. Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy.
Baker, Linda, Ed.; Dreher, Mariam Jean, Ed.; Guthrie, John T., Ed.
Blending research evidence with practical recommendations, this book demonstrates how promoting children's engagement with reading can greatly enhance reading achievement. A collection of articles from leading literacy researchers and educators, the book illuminates what a child needs to become an engaged reader and presents a set of instructional principles designed to facilitate this goal. Following a Preface, articles in the collection are: (1) "Why Teachers Should Promote Reading Engagement" (Linda Baker; Mariam Jean Dreher; John T. Guthrie); (2) "Building the Word-Level Foundation for Engaged Reading" (Linda Baker); (3) "Helping Children Who Experience Reading Difficulties: Prevention and Intervention" (Steve Graham and Karen R. Harris); (4) "Fostering Reading for Learning" (Mariam Jean Dreher); (5) "Creating a Print- and Technology-Rich Classroom Library to Entice Children to Read" (Marilyn J. Chambliss and Ann Margaret McKillop); (6) "Promoting Collaboration, Social Interaction, and Engagement with Text" (Linda B. Gambrell; Susan Anders Mazzoni; Janice F. Almasi); (7) "Facilitating Children's Reading Motivation" (Allan Wigfield); (8) "Determining the Suitability of Assessments: Using the CURRV Framework" (Diane Henry Leipzig and Peter Afflerbach); (9) "Using Instructional Time Effectively" (James P. Byrnes); (10) "Building toward Coherent Instruction" (John T. Guthrie; Kathleen E. Cox; Kaeli T. Knowles; Michelle Buehl; Susan Anders Mazzoni; Liz Fasulo); (11) "Facilitating Reading Instruction through School-Wide Coordination" (Linda Valli); (12) "Fostering Home and Community Connections to Support Children's Reading" (Susan Sonnenschein and Diane Schmidt); (13) "Achieving Expertise in Teaching Reading" (Patricia A. Alexander and Helenrose Fives); and (14) "Why Teacher Engagement Is Important to Student Achievement" (John T. Guthrie; Mariam Jean Dreher; Linda Baker). Each article contains references. (NKA)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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