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Reading and Learning to Read

Reading and Learning to Read - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0137147960

Cover of Reading and Learning to Read 7TH 09 (ISBN 978-0137147960)
ISBN13: 978-0137147960
ISBN10: 0137147961
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 09
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No

List price: $148.75

Reading and Learning to Read - 7TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0137147960

Jo Anne L. Vacca

ISBN13: 978-0137147960
ISBN10: 0137147961
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 09
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

An active learning tool with superior coverage of standards,Readingand Learning to Read,Seventh Edition,promotes a comprehensive approach to teaching reading and writing with an emphasis on research-based best practices, integrating technology, and accommodating the needs of diverse and struggling learners. The seventh edition of this best-selling book continues its commitment to preparing preservice teachers for the ever-changing literacy classroom. A focus on meeting the standards of today's research-based environment and new concepts and practices that enhance professional development, as well as a wealth of practical examples and references that exemplify the International Reading Association Standards for Reading Professionals, results in the most comprehensive and contemporary book on the market. What's New to This Edition? A reorganization of content moves the diversity chapter (NEW Chapter 3) toward the front of the book, placinggreater emphasis on the importance of understanding diversityin all aspects of the literacy classroom. The burgeoning concept ofnew literaciesis explored in the general text and in special boxes throughout the text. New coverage ofliteracy coachesexamines how coaches help teachers to develop effective skills for literacy instruction. Technology Advantage!MyEducationLab calloutsin every chapter alert students to this online resource that gives them the opportunity to assess their knowledge, view live classroom footage, evaluate classroom artifacts, and much more through this rich resource created specifically for this edition ofReading and Learning to Read. What Do Reviewers Say AboutReadingand Learning to Read? ''The chapter introductions are wonderful. I like the summary statements at the beginning of the chapters, the concept maps, the key terms and the vignettes that provide students a realistic context for what they will be studying in each chapter.'' -Beverly J. Boulware, The University of Texas at Arlington ''The major strengths of this text are its readability, well-organized content, clarity of writing, variety of support details (visuals, boxes, figures, etc.), well-balanced perspectives, valuable suggested resources and its clear understanding of real classroom issues and needs.'' -Edward F. Sacco, Framingham State College ''I appreciated the clear comparison of reading readiness and emergent literacy as well as the comprehensive view of fluency that puts prosody on equal footing with rate and accuracy.'' -Carolyn Jaynes, California State University, Sacramento ''MyEducationLab is an excellent feature that I have not seen in any other text. I am sure that preservice teachers would value this aspect.'' -Yvonne D. Taylor, Shippensburg University ''The word identification chapter has excellent information for looking at words in different ways and I love the fact that the authors are once a

Table of Contents

Vacca Featuresxvii Prefacexxi

Chapter1 Knowledge and Beliefs About Reading 1 The Importance of Belief Systems3 Different Beliefs, Different Instructional Decisions 4 Reading Instruction and Teachers' Belief Systems 7 How Teachers Come to Know About Reading and Learning to Read11 Constructing Personal Knowledge 12 Constructing Practical Knowledge 12 Constructing Professional Knowledge and Expertise 13 Cognitive Insights into Reading and Learning to Read16 The Alphabetic Principle and Learning to Read 16 Schema Theory and Reading Comprehension 18 Metacognition and Learning 19 SELF-KNOWLEDGE 21 TASK KNOWLEDGE 21 SELF-MONITORING 21 Reading from a Language Perspective22 Psycholinguistics and Reading 23 GRAPHOPHONEMIC SYSTEM 23 SYNTACTIC SYSTEM 23 SEMANTIC SYSTEM 23 Sociolinguistics and Reading 24 Models of Reading25 Bottom-Up Models 26 Top-Down Models 27 Interactive Models 28 What About Struggling Readers andTeachers' Knowledge and Beliefs About Reading?28 Summary29 Teacher Action Research29 Related Web Sites30 MyEducationLab31

Chapter2 Approaches to Reading Instruction 32 Belief Systems and Approaches to Literacy Instruction35 Beliefs About Reading Interview 35 Theoretical Orientation to Reading Profile 38 Curriculum Perspectives38 Bottom-Up Curricula 40 READERS AND TEXTBOOKS 40 THE FIRST-GRADE STUDIES 41 Top-Down Curricula 41 SOME PRINCIPLES UNDERLYING TOP-DOWN PRACTICES 41 CLASSROOM CONDITIONS FOR LEARNING 43 Instructional Approaches43 The Basal Reading Approach 43 The Language-Experience Approach 45 Integrated Language Arts 46 Literature-Based Instruction 46 Technology-Based Instruction 47 Approaches and Strategies in Comprehensive Instruction 48 What About Struggling Readers andApproaches