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Teaching Kids to Read

Embracing Guided Reading in Primary School Classrooms

Published by Skyhorse
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

"A solid resource to help teachers understand the basic foundation for literacy development through guided reading in the primary grade." —Patti Ulshafer, first-grade teacher

Develop successful readers with these strategies for before, during, and after reading. 

In Teaching Kids to Read, Gail Saunders-Smith describes the cognitive processes of emergent readers and provides educators with clear guidelines for promoting reading comprehension with small groups of young learners.

A variety of exercises included helps children to locate, record, retrieve, and manipulate information from texts while enabling teachers to measure how students respond in oral, written, graphic, and three-dimensional forms.

Topics covered include:

  • Aliteracy
  • Coaching statements
  • Elements of craft
  • False positive readers
  • Fresh text
  • Guided reading
  • Instructional practice
  • Metacognition
  • Phonemic awareness
  • Self-monitoring
  • Shared reading
  • Sight words
  • Study skills
  • Teacher talk
  • Workable words
  • and more!

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Skyhorse (March 15, 2022)
  • Length: 112 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781510769243

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