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ERIC Number: ED501894
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-May
Pages: 176
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-1-5788-6761-4ISBN-978-1-57886-761-5
ISSN: N/A
Teaching Every Child to Read: Innovative and Practical Strategies for K-8 Educators and Caretakers
Dunn, Rita; Blake, Brett Elizabeth
Rowman & Littlefield Education
This book provides educators, parents and caretakers with a variety of instructional strategies for engaging K-8 students. These approaches are designed to enable all students to read easily and enjoyably by utilizing different styles and approaches. The techniques are not generally found in conventional classrooms, but are specifically targeted toward children who either have not mastered, or who do not enjoy, reading, through active participation. The authors cite that within four months or less from introduction, many children begin recognizing words, stringing them together, increasing vocabulary, and reading. Contents include: (1) Introduction to Teaching Every Child to Read (Theory Behind the Strategies; Research Behind the Strategies); (2) Teaching Primary Children to Read (K-2) (Teaching Very Young Children to Read: Getting In-Touch Readiness Activities); (3) Encouraging Parents to Reinforce Reading at Home (Teaching Young Children to Read with Kinesthetic Games); (4) Teaching Elementary Children to Read (3-5) (Teaching Young Children to Read by Singing); and (5) Teaching Middle School Children to Read (6-8) (Teaching Young Children to Read by Combining Music, Lyrics and Text; Teaching Young Children to Read with Tape Recorded Books; Teaching Young Children to Read with Body Parts; Teaching Young Children to Read by Baking; Teaching Young Children to Read by Preparing Them for a Trip or Vacation; Teaching Young Children with Everyday Print; Teaching Elementary Children to Read with Reading is the Answer; Teaching Elementary Children to Read with Language Games; Teaching Elementary Children to Read through Rebus and Rhyme; Teaching Elementary Children to Read Poetry; Teaching Elementary Children to Read By Scrap Booking; Teaching Middle School Children with Cultural Texts; Teaching Middle School Children to Read with Programmed Learning Sequences; Teaching Middle School Children to Read with Small-Group Strategies; Teaching Middle School Children to Read with Contract Activity Packages; Conclusion: Testing Yourself: A Case Study Review.).
Rowman & Littlefield Education. 15200 NBN Way, P.O. Box 191, Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214-0191. Tel: 800-462-6420; Fax: 800-338-4550; e-mail: custserv@rowman.com; Web site: http://www.rowmaneducation.com
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Middle Schools
Audience: Parents; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A