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ERIC Number: ED489057
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 151
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-0-8712-0946-2
Research-Based Methods of Reading Instruction, Grades K-3
Vaughn, Sharon; Linan-Thompson, Sylvia
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Get your reading program on the right track using research-based teaching strategies from this helpful guide. Learn what you need to know about five essential elements of reading, why you should teach them, and how. A treasure chest of research-based instructional activities helps you: (1) Build students phonemic awareness; (2) Teach phonics and word study; (3) Improve students reading fluency; (4) Develop students vocabulary acquisition skills; and (5) Help students improve their reading comprehension. The book offers Charts, timelines, and step-by-step guides help you implement these approaches in the most effective way. The book contains seven chapters: (1) Why Science Matters; (2) Phonemic Awareness; (3) Phonics and Word Study; (4) Fluency; (5) Vocabulary; (6) Comprehension; and (7) Putting It All Together. Additional helpful sections include the Dedication; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Glossary; References; and About the Authors.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Grade 1; Grade 2; Grade 3; Kindergarten
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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