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Teaching kids to read for dummies

Author: Tracey Wood
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Pub., ©2004.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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You're thinking of teaching a child to read. What a great idea! Now all you need is exactly the right blueprint. This easy-to-follow book is written with two people in mind; you, and the child you're thinking of teaching. Mother and children's reading specialist Tracey Wood gives you all the down-to-earth, honest information you need to give a child a happy, solid start with reading. Teaching Kids to Read For  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tracey Wood
ISBN: 0764540432 9780764540431
OCLC Number: 55130917
Description: xx, 356 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Part I: Preparing Your Child for the Road Ahead. Chapter 1: The Wonder and Power of Reading. Chapter 2: The Pre-Reader: Leading Up to Letters. Chapter 3: Tigers and Teachers: Listening to Letters. Chapter 4: m or n? b or d? Looking at Letters. Chapter 5: Blending Letters Together. Chapter 6: Four Special Sounds in Reading: ch, sh, ph, and th. Part II: Building Words from Letters and Sounds. Chapter 7: Getting Ready for Words and Sentences. Chapter 8: Reading Short a Words. Chapter 9: Reading Short e, i, and o Words. Chapter 10: Reading Short u Words. Part III: Advancing to Sight Words and Long Vowel Sounds. Chapter 11: Understanding Sight Words. Chapter 12: Making Big Progress with Little Rules. Chapter 13: y: A Letter Like No Other. Part IV: Scary Stuff Beginning with S:Soft Sounds, Suffixes, Syllables, and Silent Letters. Chapter 14: Soft Sounds. Chapter 15: Endings (a.k.a. Suffixes). Chapter 16: Chunks of Sound, or Syllables. Chapter 17: Time to Growl: ar, or, er, ir, and ur. Chapter 18: Silent (But Not Deadly) Letters. Chapter 19: Getting Beyond Sounds and Rules. Part V: Reading, Reading, and More Reading. Chapter 20: Choosing Just-Right Reading Books. Chapter 21: Writing and Workbooks. Chapter 22: Having Your Child Read Out Loud. Chapter 23: Keeping Your Child on the Reading Track. Chapter 24: When to Get Help for Your Child. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 25: More Than Ten Word Families. Chapter 26: Ten Phonics Rules. Chapter 27: Ten Things to Help Your Budding Reader. Chapter 28: Ten Reading Teachers Resources. Appendix: A Word Family Tree. Index.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: by Tracey Wood.
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Teaching Kids to Read For Dummies stresses the importance of reading to children often and from an early age and discusses how to help children recognise letters with the sounds they make, laying  Read more...

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