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Why Johnny can't read : and what you can do about it

Author: Rudolf Flesch
Publisher: New York : Harper & Brothers, ©1955.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Thoroughly revised to enompass the latest research and statistics, this critical study addresses the question of literacy among American school children.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Flesch, Rudolf, 1911-1986.
Why Johnny can't read--and what you can do about it.
New York, Harper [1955]
(OCoLC)647238659
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rudolf Flesch
OCLC Number: 182071
Notes: Includes index of list of exercises (p. 136-138).
Description: ix, 222 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Letter to Johnny's mother --
What is phonics? --
Why Johnny can't spell --
Cow and consequences --
Phonics vs. no phonics --
Two years wasted --
"Oh, oh! Come, come! Look, look!" --
How not to teach reading --
Eyewitness report --
Word guessing-its cause and cure --
Letter to Johnny's teacher.
Responsibility: by Rudolf Flesch.

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Thoroughly revised to enompass the latest research and statistics, this critical study addresses the question of literacy among American school children.
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