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Reading and Learning to Read, CourseSmart eTextbook, 8th Edition

By Jo Anne L. Vacca, Richard T. Vacca, Mary K. Gove, Linda C. Burkey, Lisa A. Lenhart, Christine A. McKeon

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 25, 2011

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The new edition of this popular active learning tool continues its comprehensive coverage of philosophies, teaching strategies, and assessment practices that underscore the concepts of evidence-based reading research, the essential components of reading instruction, and data-driven decision making.

 

In this highly popular text, pre-service and in-service teachers are expertly prepared for today’s ever-changing literacy classroom. The book’s comprehensive approach to teaching reading and writing continues its emphasis on research-based practices, integrating technology, accommodating the needs of diverse and struggling learners, recognizing legislative influences, and standards for reading professionals, while updating readers with new strategies that reflect best-practice reading methodologies.

 

Taking its dedication to struggling learners one step further, the book include features that show teachers how to better understand and use Response to Intervention (RTI), what is the role of reading coaches, and how they can assist teachers as they master teaching skills that will help all children succeed.

Table of Contents

Features

 

Preface 

 

Chapter 1 Knowledge and Beliefs About Reading

 

Chapter 2 Approaches to Reading Instruction

 

Chapter 3 Meeting the Literacy Needs of Diverse Learners

 

Chapter 4 Early Literacy: From Birth to School

 

Chapter 5 Literacy Instruction for Beginning Readers and Writers

 

Chapter 6 Assessing Reading Performance

 

Chapter 7 Word Identification

 

Chapter 8 Reading Fluency

 

Chapter 9 Vocabulary Knowledge and Concept Development

 

Chapter 10 Reading Comprehension

 

Chapter 11 Reading—Writing Connections

 

Chapter 12 Bringing Children and Literature Together

 

Chapter 13 Instructional Materials

 

Chapter 14 Making the Transition to Content Area Texts

 

Appendix A Beliefs About Reading Interview

 

Appendix B Trade Books That Repeat Phonic Elements

 

Appendix C Annotated Bibliography of Read-Aloud Books for Developing Phonemic Awareness

 

Appendix D Recommended Books for Multicultural Reading Experiences

 

Appendix E International Reading Association Standards for Reading Professionals

 

Glossary

 

References

 

Name Index

 

Subject Index

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Reading and Learning to Read, CourseSmart eTextbook, 8th Edition
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$68.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-038926-8