Summary: For courses in Foundations of Reading, Teaching Reading in the Elementary School and Trends in Reading Education.
Although this text 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 text's reputation and serves as an authoritative and practical guide to teaching reading. Throughout the text readers will experience a wealth of classroom app ...show morelications in the form of activities and games, detailed lesson plans, and examples of decoding and comprehension strategies.
NEW The latest research findings.
Provides a complete synopsis of the research conducted by CIERA, the National Reading Research Center, and the National Reading Panel to inform readers of the most current findings.
NEW Inclusion Strategies Sections in the majority of chapters.
Exposes students to practical teaching modifications for children with special needs in a regular classroom.
NEW Portfolio and field-based assignments close each chapter.
Emphasizes the transition from theory to practice by encouraging student portfolio entries and field-based assignments.
NEW A contributory chapter by Dr. Donna Norton.
Devotes an entire chapter to merging children's literature in reading by one of the leading children's literature experts.
NEW Instructor's Manual.
Equips professors with test questions, discussion questions, and blackline transparency masters.
NEW Literacy Cluster website www.prenhall.com/heilman.
Offers students additional information on resources for topics such as word study, comprehension, emergent literacy, and assessment. ...show less