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Reading instruction that works : the case for balanced teaching

Author: Michael Pressley; Richard L Allington
Publisher: New York : The Guilford Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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"This widely adopted text and K-8 practitioner resource demonstrates how successful literacy teachers combine explicit skills instruction with an emphasis on reading for meaning. Distinguished researcher Richard L. Allington builds on the late Michael Pressley's work to explain the theories and findings that guide balanced teaching and illustrate what exemplary lessons look like in action. Detailed examples offer a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Pressley; Richard L Allington
ISBN: 9781462516803 1462516807 9781462516858 1462516858
OCLC Number: 882464088
Description: viii, 487 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction to the Fourth Edition / Richard L. Allington --
Introduction to the Third Edition / Michael Pressley --
1. Skills Emphasis, Meaning Emphasis, and Balanced Reading Instruction: A Short History --
2. Skilled Reading --
3. Children Who Experience Problems in Learning to Read --
4. Before Reading Words Begins --
5. Learning to Recognize Words --
6. Fluency --
7. Vocabulary --
8. Expert Literacy Teaching in the Primary Grades, with Ruth Wharton-McDonald --
9. The Need for Increased Comprehension Instruction --
10. Motivation and Literacy --
11. Concluding Reflections.
Responsibility: Michael Pressley, Richard L. Allington.
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"This widely adopted text and K-8 practitioner resource demonstrates how successful literacy teachers combine explicit skills instruction with an emphasis on reading for meaning. Distinguished researcher Richard L. Allington builds on the late Michael Pressley's work to explain the theories and findings that guide balanced teaching and illustrate what exemplary lessons look like in action. Detailed examples offer a window into highly motivating classrooms around the country. Comprehensive in scope, the book discusses specific ways to build word recognition, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension, especially for readers who are struggling. New to This Edition *Updated throughout to reflect important recent research advances. *Chapter summing up the past century's reading debates and the growing acceptance of balanced teaching. *New and revised vignettes of exemplary teachers. Subject Areas/Key Words: balanced instruction, classrooms, comprehension, decoding, elementary reading methods, engagement, exemplary teachers, explicit instruction, fluency, literacy, meaning, motivation, primary grades, reading instruction, skills, strategies, struggling readers, teaching, vocabulary, whole language, word recognition Audience: Teacher educators and graduate students; reading and literacy specialists; K-8 classroom teachers. Serves as a text in such courses as Reading Methods, Elementary Literacy Instruction, Reading Diagnosis and Instruction, and Psychology of Reading."--

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