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Becoming a Reader: A Developmental Approach to Reading Instruction (3rd Edition)

 
 
 
 
Becoming a Reader: A Developmental Approach to Reading Instruction (3rd Edition)
Author: Michael P. O'Donnell - Margo Wood
ISBN 13: 9780205332939
ISBN 10: 205332935
Edition: 3
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2003-05-03
Format: Paperback
Pages: 408
List Price: $187.40
 
 

O'Donnell and Wood's (both: U. of Southern Maine) textbook is intended as a basic developmental reading text for preservice and in-service teachers. The third edition includes new and reorganized material resulting in two chapters on the initial reading stage, and new information on phonics, word study and teaching functional decoding skills, the use of leveled texts, interactive writing, and the application of major outcomes in IRA/NCTE Standards (2002). Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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A basic developmental reading text for pre-service and in-service teachers, with material organized around stages in reading development. Provides concise descriptions of various aspects of literacy learning and instruction, supplemented by examples and case studies. Coverage includes the use of commercial readiness materials, reading as a meaning-making process, motivation to read and write, vocabulary development, and organizing and managing classroom reading instruction. Includes chapter summaries, case studies of students, and examples of classroom instructional strategies. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)