Speech to Print Language Essentials for Teachers

ISBN-10: 1598570501
ISBN-13: 9781598570502
Edition: 2nd 2010
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List price: $37.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company Incorporated
Publication date: 7/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.826
Language: English

One of the most popular and influential reading textbooks of the past 10 years gets a comprehensive update in this highly anticipated second edition, straight from renowned NCTQ-recommended expert Louisa Moats. Updated meticulously with the very latest research, the new edition of this bestselling text helps elementary educators grasp the structure of written and spoken English, understand how children learn to read, and apply this foundational knowledge as they deliver explicit, high-quality literacy instruction. With extensive updates and enhancements to every chapter, the new edition of Speech to Print fully prepares today¿s literacy educators to teach students with or without disabilities. Teachers will get expanded information on the critical elements of language like orthography, morphology, phonetics, phonology, semantics, and syntax, and new exercises teachers can use to test and reinforce their own knowledge of language content A core textbook for every preservice course on reading instruction, this accessible text is also perfect for use in inservice professional development sessions.

About the Author
Why Study Language?
The Missing Foundation in Teacher Education
Language and Literacy
The Development and Complexity of Language
Reading Is Difficult for Many People
A Research Consensus About Language and Reading
How Reading and Spelling Develop
Skillful Teaching Prevents Most Reading Problems
Teaching Reading Is Complex and Challenging
Principles of Effective Teaching of Reading, Spelling, and Writing
Brief Survey of Language Knowledge
Comprehensive Survey of Language Knowledge
Phonetics: The Sounds in Speech
Why Start with Speech Sounds?
Becoming Multilinguistic
Counting Phonemes
Why Phonemes Are Elusive
Speech Sound Identification
Phonetic Transcription
Phonology: Speech Sounds in Use
Sequences, Syllables, and Stress
Aspects of Phonological Processing
Phonemes and Minimal Pairs
Phonetic Variation and Allophones
Systematic Variation in Speech Sound Production
Teaching Phonological Awareness-General Principles
Sample Activities for Preschool or Beginning Kindergarten Level
Sample Activities for First-Grade and Older Students
The Structure of English Orthography
A Brief History of Writing
Meaning and Sound
Anglo-Saxon, Latin, and Greek Layers in English Orthography
Phoneme-Grapheme Correspondences in English
Orthographic Conventions
Why Morphology Is Important for Reading and Spelling
Morphemes: The Smallest Meaningful Units
Individual Differences in Using Derivational Morphology
Derivational Morphology: Principles of Instruction
Classroom Activities
Syntax: How Sentences Work
Correct or Incorrect Syntax?
Natural Knowledge of Syntax
Evidence for Syntactic Structures
Parts of Sentences
How Sentences Grow
Teaching Sentence Structure
Semantics: Word and Phrase Meanings
Aspects of Word Meaning
Phrase and Sentence Meaning
Noun Phrases
Pragmatics: Making Sense in Context
Reference in Discourse
Teaching Vocabulary and Other Aspects of Meaning
Language and Reading Instruction
The Prealphabetic Learner
Early Alphabetic to Later Alphabetic Phases (Ages 5-7)
A Spelling-Decoding Continuum for Elementary Instruction
Example Lesson 1: Introducing Letter-Sound Correspondence to a Novice Reader
Example Lesson 2: Working with Suffixes
Example Lesson 3: Oral Reading for Fluency
Case Studies
Summary: The Power of Instruction
Developmental Spelling Inventories
Directions for Administering the Spelling Inventories
Primary Spelling Inventory-Individual Score Sheet
Elementary Spelling Inventory-Individual Score Sheet
Answer Key

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