Unlocking Literacy Effective Decoding and Spelling Instruction

ISBN-10: 1598570749
ISBN-13: 9781598570748
Edition: 2nd 2010
Authors: Marcia K. Henry
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List price: $42.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company Incorporated
Publication date: 7/20/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

The updated second edition of Unlocking Literacy is here¿and now pre- and inservice educators will have the very latest research and practical guidance on teaching good reading and spelling skills. Developed for general and special educators of students from prekindergarten to middle school and beyond, the new edition of this bestselling textbook arms teachers with the most recent developments in reading research and shows them how to apply their knowledge in the classroom to help all students learn. Focusing on two interlocking skills ¿decoding and spelling¿this textbook gets teachers ready to promote students¿ print awareness and phonological awareness, improve students¿ spelling skills, help students understand and correctly use the components of the English language, and deepen older students¿ proficiency with language. To help educators teach with confidence once they're in the classroom, this text is packed with practical, immediately applicable material. Educators will get engaging classroom activities (including 21 new activities suitable for use all students, including English language learners); lesson plans incorporating multisensory, language-based instruction; samples of student work; explanations of current research; and even more websites and reference material to strengthen their instruction. An essential text for college and university courses on reading instruction¿and an ideal professional development resource for inservice educators¿this new edition of a classic bestseller will help teachers unlock literacy for all their students.

About the Author
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Preparation
Decoding and Spelling: Keys to Unlocking Literacy
The Relationship of Reading to Spelling and Spelling to Reading
The Continuum of Integrated Decoding and Spelling Instruction
Approaches to Decoding and Spelling Instruction
Current Research and Implications for Instruction
A Brief History of Written English
Historical Milestones
Structure of the English Language
Anglo-Saxon Layer of Language
Latin Layer of Language
Greek Layer of Language
Instruction
Lesson Fundamentals
Metacognitive Aspects of Reading and Spelling
Multisensory Instruction
Lesson Procedures in a Discussion Format
Sample Lessons
First Steps: Early Instruction for Effective Decoding and Spelling
Preschool
Kindergarten
Phonological and Phonemic Awareness Activities
Beginning to Read and Write
Classroom Activities
Beginning Readers: Time for the Anglo-Saxon Layer of Language
Consonants
Vowels
Spelling Rules
Recommendations for Spelling
Irregular Words
Syllables
Morpheme Patterns
Interventions for Fluency
Reinforcement at Home
Advancing Readers: Time for the Latin and Greek Layers of Language
Common Morphemes
Beyond Phonics
Latin Roots
Greek Combining Forms
Practice Reading and Spelling Longer Words
Competent Readers: Extending the Latin and Greek Layers of Language
Less Common Latin Roots
Activities Related to Less Common Latin Roots
Less Common Greek Combining Forms
Activities Related to Less Common Greek Combining forms
New Words Entering the English Language
References
Appendixes
Surveys of Language and Knowledge
Nonphonetic Rote Memory Word Lists
Compound Words
Prefixes
Suffixes
Latin Roots
Greek Combining Forms
Words Commonly Found in Textbooks
Glossary
Index

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