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Reading instruction that works : the case for balanced teaching

Author: Michael Pressley
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2006.
Series: Solving problems in the teaching of literacy.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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An in-depth guide to effective literacy instruction in the elementary grades. Michael Pressley explains the theoretical underpinnings of recommended strategies and techniques and shows how teachers actually put them into practice.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Pressley
ISBN: 1593852290 9781593852290 1593852282 9781593852283
OCLC Number: 61229782
Description: x, 469 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Whole language --
Skilled reading --
Children who experience problems in learning to read --
Before reading words begins --
Learning to recognize words --
Fluency / with Lauren Fingeret --
Vocabulary / with Laurel Disney and Kendra Anderson --
Expert primary-level teaching of literacy is balanced teaching / with Ruth Wharton-McDonald and Jennifer Mistretta Hampston --
The need for increased comprehension instruction / with Ruth Wharton-McDonald --
Writing / with Mary M. Juzwik --
Motivation and literacy --
Concluding reflections--for the time being.
Series Title: Solving problems in the teaching of literacy.
Responsibility: Michael Pressley.
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An in-depth guide to effective literacy instruction in the elementary grades. Michael Pressley explains the theoretical underpinnings of recommended strategies and techniques and shows how teachers actually put them into practice.

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'No one does a better job of describing a truly balanced approach to reading instruction than Michael Pressley, particularly with the new chapters on fluency, vocabulary, and writing. If I had only Read more...

 
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