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Illuminates what a child needs to become an engaged reader and presents a set of instructional principles to facilitate this goal. Chapters blend research with practical recommendations to help teachers offer a coordinated emphasis on competence and motivation in reading instruction. Subjects include helping children with reading difficulties, promoting collaboration and social interaction, and fostering home and community connections to support children's reading. Baker teaches psychology at the University of Maryland.
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Synopsis:

This volume demonstrates how promoting children's engagement with reading can greatly enhance reading achievement. From leading literacy researchers and educators, the book illuminates what a child needs to become an engaged reader and presents a set of instructional principles designed to facilitate this goal. Helping teachers offer a coordinated emphasis on competence and motivation in reading instruction, chapters blend research evidence with practical recommendations. Topics covered include ways to provide children with a good foundation at the word level, help if they are in trouble, ample time and materials for reading, opportunities to share in a community of learners, instruction that is coherent, motivating, and responsive to each child's strengths and weaknesses, school-wide coordination of instruction, and continuities between home and school.

About the Author

Linda Baker, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD.

Table of Contents

1. Why Teachers Should Promote Reading Engagement, Linda Baker, Mariam Jean Dreher, and John T. Guthrie

2. Building the Word-Level Foundation for Engaged Reading, Linda Baker

3. Helping Children Who Experience Reading Difficulties: Prevention and Intervention, Steve Graham and Karen R. Harris

4. Fostering Reading for Learning, Mariam Jean Dreher

5. Creating a Print- and Technology-Rich Classroom Library to Entice Children to Read, Marilyn J. Chambliss and Ann Margaret McKillop

6. Promoting Collaboration, Social Interactions, and Engagement with Text, Linda B. Gambrell, Susan Anders Mazzoni, and Janice F. Almasi

7. Facilitating Children's Reading Motivation, Allan Wigfield

8. Determining the Suitability of Assessments: Using the CURRV Framework, Diane Henry Leipzig and Peter Afflerbach

9. Using Instructional Time Effectively, James P. Byrnes

10. Building toward Coherent Instruction, John T. Guthrie, Kathleen E. Cox, Kaeli Knowles, Michelle Buehl, Susan Anders Mazzoni, and Liz Fasulo

11. Facilitating Reading Instruction through School-Wide Coordination, Linda Valli

12. Fostering Home and Community Connections to Support Children's Reading, Susan Sonnenschein and Diane Schmidt

13. Achieving Expertise in Teaching Reading, Patricia A. Alexander and Helenrose Fives

14. Why Teacher Engagement Is Important to Student Achievement, John T. Guthrie, Mariam Jean Dreher, and Linda Baker

Product Details

ISBN:
9781572305359
Editor:
Baker, Linda; Guthrie, John T.; Dreher, Mariam Jean
Editor:
Dreher, Mariam Jean
Editor:
Baker, Linda
Editor:
Guthrie, John T.
Editor:
Dreher, Mariam Jean
Editor:
Baker, Linda; Guthrie, John T.; Dreher, Mariam Jean
Editor:
Baker, Linda; Dreher, Mariam Jean; Guthrie, John T.
Author:
Baker, Linda
Author:
Dreher, Mariam Jean
Author:
Guthrie, John T.
Editor:
Guthrie, John T.
Publisher:
Guilford Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Reading
Subject:
Reading Skills
Subject:
Reading
Subject:
Reading (elementary)
Subject:
Motivation in education
Subject:
Academic achievement
Subject:
Academic achievement -- United States.
Subject:
Motivation in education -- United States.
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Reading & Phonics
Subject:
Education-Teaching Reading and Writing
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy Paperback
Series Volume:
106-258
Publication Date:
20000331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
331
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in
Age Level:
04-08

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This volume demonstrates how promoting children's engagement with reading can greatly enhance reading achievement. From leading literacy researchers and educators, the book illuminates what a child needs to become an engaged reader and presents a set of instructional principles designed to facilitate this goal. Helping teachers offer a coordinated emphasis on competence and motivation in reading instruction, chapters blend research evidence with practical recommendations. Topics covered include ways to provide children with a good foundation at the word level, help if they are in trouble, ample time and materials for reading, opportunities to share in a community of learners, instruction that is coherent, motivating, and responsive to each child's strengths and weaknesses, school-wide coordination of instruction, and continuities between home and school.

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