Although this book promotes a balanced approach for the introductory courses for reading, it has long been recognized as a leader in phonics instruction. This tenth edition strengthens the book's reputation and serves as an authoritative and practical guide to teaching reading. Throughout the text readers will experience a wealth of classroom applications in the form of activities and games, detailed lesson plans, and examples of decoding and comprehension strategies.
A three-part organization covers the foundations of literacy instruction, teaching students to become strategic readers, and implementing a literacy program.
For elementary school reading teachers.
<:st> Previous editions of this standard teacher-trainee textbook are cited in The tenth edition includes new classroom applications (such as new activities and games, lesson plans, school assignments, decoding and comprehension strategies); portfolio assignments for students; inclusion strategies; and a companion literacy website with additional resources. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)