Phonics, Phonemic Awareness, and Word Analysis for Teachers An Interactive Tutorial

ISBN-10: 0131715879

ISBN-13: 9780131715875

Edition: 8th 2006 (Revised)

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This practical self-study guide provides a strong foundation for phonemic awareness, phonics, and word analysis so in-service teachers can update their knowledge, prepare for teacher certification or study for competency tests.nbsp;This concisenbsp;tutorial covers new content on phonological and phonemic awareness as well as the basic phonics generalizations on suffixes, affixes and syllabication.nbsp;General K-12 Inservice teachers and Reading Specialists.
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List price: $28.20
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/13/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

"Donald J. Leu, Jr." is the John and Maria Neag Endowed Chair in Literacy and Technology in the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut. He served in the Peace Corps, teaching English in the Marshall Islands of Micronesia. He also was an elementary classroom teacher and a reading specialist in California. He received an Ed.M. degree in reading and human development at Harvard and a Ph.D. in language and literacy at the University of California, Berkeley. He edits a column on literacy on the Internet for "The Reading Teacher," teaches graduate courses in literacy education, and is currently studying the integration of Internet technologies within school classrooms. Professor Leu has published articles on literacy in a variety of journals, including "Reading Research Quarterly, The Reading Teacher, The Journal of Reading Behavior," and "The Journal of Educational Psychology." He co-edited "The National Reading Conference Yearbook" for six years and co-authored the recent book, "Teaching with the Internet: Lessons from the Classroom." He currently serves on the editorial review boards for "Reading Research Quarterly, The Reading Teacher," and "Reading Online." He enjoys dressage, fly fishing, and spending time with his family.

Donald J. LeuandCharles K. Kinzerare highly regarded experts in the field of literacy instruction and technology in literacy teaching and learning. nbsp; Donald Leu is John and Maria Neag Endowed Chair in Literacy and Technology, Professor of Education, and Director of New Literacies Research Lab at the University of Connecticut. nbsp; Charles K. Kinzer is Professor of Education and Technology and Coordinator, Program in Communication, Computing and Technology in Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.

Recognizing Words: Helping Children Develop Word Analysis Strategies
Phonological Awareness
Phonemic Awareness
Context Use
Sight Word Knowledge
Morphemic Analysis
Chunking Words
Dictionary Skills
Developmental Spelling Patterns
The Journey Ahead
Self-Check for Chapter One
The Early Stages: Phonological and Phonemic Awareness
Self-Check for Chapter Two
Phonics: Onset, Rime, and Consonant Patterns
Onset: Initial Consonant Letters
Table 1 The 37 Most Common Rime Patterns
Consonant Patterns
Self-Check for Chapter Three
Phonics: Vowels
Single Vowels
Vowel Clusters
Vowel Generalizations
Self-Check for Chapter Four
The Importance and Use of Context
Using Context to Check Word Analysis
Using Context with Other Word Analysis Techniques
Using Context as a Basic Word Analysis Technique to Determine Meaning
Limitations of the Use of Context Clues
Self-Check for Chapter Five
Sight Words
The Development of Sight Word Knowledge
Figure 1 Dolch list of basic sight words
Self-Check for Chapter Six
Morphemic Analysis
Understanding Affixes
Self-Check for Chapter Seven
Chunking Words into Smaller Units: Syllabication and Structural Analysis
Self-Check for Syllabication
Using Syllabication to Help with Pronunciation
Self-Check for Pronunciation Generalizations
Using the Dictionary
Locating Words in a Dictionary
Using a Dictionary to Help Determine Pronunciation
Using a Dictionary to Help Determine Meaning
Self-Check for Chapter Nine
Developmental Spelling Patterns
The Leu and Kinzer developmental spelling checklist
The Precommunicative Phase
An example of a child's writing from the precommunicative phase
The Semiphonetic Phase
An example of a child's writing from the semiphonetic phase
The Phonetic Phase
An example of a child's writing from the phonetic phase
The Transitional Phase
An example of a child's writing from the transitional phase
The Standard Phase
An example of a child's writing from the standard phase
Self-Check for Chapter Ten
Posttest I
Posttest II
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