THE READING LESSON

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The Reading Lesson

Author : Patrick Brantlinger
ISBN : 0253212499
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"[Brantlinger's] writing is admirably lucid, his knowledge impressive and his thesis a welcome reminder of the class bias that so often accompanies denunciations of popular fiction." —Publishers Weekly "Brantlinger is adept at discussing both the fiction itself and the social environment in which that fiction was produced and disseminated. He brings to his study a thorough knowledge of traditional and contemporary scholarship, which results in an important scholarly book on Victorian fiction and its production." —Choice "Timely, scrupulously researched, thoroughly enlightening, and steadily readable.... A work of agenda-setting historical scholarship." —Garrett Stewart Fear of mass literacy stalks the pages of Patrick Brantlinger's latest book. Its central plot involves the many ways in which novels and novel reading were viewed—especially by novelists themselves—as both causes and symptoms of rotting minds and moral decay among nineteenth-century readers.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Reading Lesson

Author : Xoan Anton Vizoso Veiga
ISBN : 9781409203612
Genre : Education
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A comprehensive Reading Lesson for the famous book by Mark Twain. This approach is divided into Pre-, While- and Post-Reading stages. Numerous practical exercices are depicted in the Student's Book. Key answers are provided by the Teacher's Book, a guide to the whole lesson.
Category: Education

The Reading Lesson

Author : Michael Levin
ISBN : 0913063029
Genre : Reading (Primary)
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Category: Reading (Primary)

The Reading Crisis

Author : Jeanne Sternlicht CHALL
ISBN : 9780674029354
Genre : Education
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How severe is the literacy gap in our schools? Why does the nine-year-old child from a culturally disadvantaged background so often fall victim to the fourth-grade slump? Although the cognitive abilities of these "children at risk" may be consistent with the norm, their literacy development lags far behind that of other children. In The Reading Crisis, the renowned reading specialist Jeanne Chall and her colleagues examine the causes of this disparity and suggest some remedies. Using Chall's widely applied model of reading development, the authors examine the strengths and weaknesses in the reading, writing, and language development of children from low-income families in an attempt to identify the onset of their difficulties. They show how, in the transition from learning the medium to understanding the message, the demands on children's reading skills become significantly more complex. The crucial point is fourth grade, when students confront texts containing unfamiliar words and ideas that are beyond the range of their own experience. According to Chall's findings, the lack of specific literacy skills-not cognitive factors-explains the deceleration in the reading and writing development of low-income children. The authors outline an active role for the schools in remedying weaknesses in literacy development, and give suggestions for the home and the community. Their recommendations address both practical issues in instruction and the teacher-student dynamic that fosters literacy development. Table of Contents: Preface Acknowledgments 1. Literacy and Language among Low-Income Children 2. The Children, Their Schools, and Their Families 3. Reading Development 4. Writing Development 5. Language Development 6. Interrelations among Reading, Writing, and Language 7. Classroom Instruction and Literacy Environments 8. Home Influences on Literacy and Language 9. Influences on the Lower and Higher Grades 10. Where Do We Go from Here? Epilogue: Persistent Questions Appendix A: Samples of Narrative Writing Representing Average Holistic Ratings and Production: Students' Handwriting Appendix B: Samples of Expository Writing Representing Average Holistic Ratings and Production: Students' Handwriting References Index Reviews of this book: An important study for wide academic and professional attention. --Suzanne W. Wood, Library Journal
Category: Education

The Administration And Supervision Of Reading Programs

Author : Shelley B. Wepner
ISBN : 0807741817
Genre : Education
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Now in its Third Edition, this popular textbook offers valuable information about administering effective reading programs from the pre-elementary through the college level. All chapters have been revised to include the most current information, trends, and research, and a new chapters has been added on college/university reading programs.
Category: Education

The Reading Writing Workshop

Author : Norma R. Jackson
ISBN : 0590491679
Genre : Composition (Language arts)
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Grade level: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, e, p, i, t.
Category: Composition (Language arts)

Revisiting The Reading Workshop

Author : Barbara Orehovec
ISBN : 0439444047
Genre : Education
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The A to Z on how to organize, plan, teach, and assess reading workshops.
Category: Education

The Reading For Real Handbook

Author : Martin Coles
ISBN : 9781134600786
Genre : Education
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The Reading for Real Handbook was very well received by both teachers and literacy specialists when it was published in 1992. Since its first publication there have been significant changes in the field of 'reading', not least of which has been governmental demands for higher standards in reading and the resultant National Literacy Strategy (NLS). As well as providing invaluable help for teachers struggling with the National Literacy Strategy and the Literacy Hour, several other new topics of interest are also addressed, including teaching fiction/non-fiction inside and outside the Literacy Hour, integrating reading, writing and spelling work, involving parents, assessment and working with slower readers.
Category: Education

Giggle Poetry Reading Lessons Sample

Author : Amy Buswell
ISBN : 9781451680867
Genre : Education
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Sample Lesson from Amy Buswell and Bruce Lansky's Giggle Poetry Reading Lessons! Turn struggling readers into happy readers — For Grades 2–5. This sample lesson and introduction from Giggle Poetry Reading Lessons provides the research and methodology behind the most entertaining fluency intervention ever! As well as a kid-tested poem, customized reading lesson, an off-the-wall illustration, and zany performance tips—all designed to make the process of reading more like fun than work! Perfect for teachers and parents who want to help children improve their reading. Check out the full version of Giggle Poetry Reading Lessons available in softcover and eBook for the full lesson plan.
Category: Education