ERIC Number: ED486701
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Literacy Tutoring Handbook
Siljander, Raymond P.; Reina, Jacqueline A.; Siljander, Roger A.
Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd
This book investigates the depth of the illiteracy problem in the United States and the rationale and administration of a literacy-learning program. Based on some of the latest reading research, the authors provide a comprehensive up-to-date look at literacy tutoring. Following an introduction to the illiteracy problem, the book focuses on literacy and intelligence, the rationale in literacy programs, and promoting literacy programs in administration. Detailed information is presented on tutoring, program objectives, lesson plans, and teaching strategies. The text is further enhanced with basic sentence structure, words, letters, the teaching of grammar, reference information with explanations, examples, and suggested homework. The Appendix contains material on teaching resources, phonics charts, alphabet flashcards, and alphabet practice sheets. Administrators and tutors wishing to help students become better readers will find this unique and comprehensive text to be a helpful guide. The contents of this book include: (1) The Illiteracy Problem in the United States; (2) Literacy and Intelligence: Is There a Difference?; (3) Rationale in Literacy Programs; (4) Administration: Promoting the Literacy Program; (5) Tutor Information; (6) Program Objectives, Lesson Plans and Teaching Strategies; (7) Letters, Words, and Basic Sentence Structure; (8) Tutoring--An Introduction to Practical Application; (9) Tutor Reference Information with Explanations, Examples and Suggested Homework; and (10) An Introduction to Teaching Grammar. Also included are the Preface, References, 16 Tables, and Index. Appended are: (1) Teaching Resources; (2) Phonics Charts; (3) Alphabet Flashcards; and (4) Alphabet Practice Sheets.
Descriptors: Illiteracy, Literacy Education, Tutoring, Lesson Plans, Teaching Methods, Intelligence, Educational Objectives, Homework, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Program Administration
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