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Phonics They Use Words for Reading and Writing

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ISBN-10: 0321020553

ISBN-13: 9780321020550

Edition: 3rd 2000

Authors: Patricia M. Cunningham

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List price: $32.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/7/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 196
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Patricia M. Cunningham The day I entered first grade, I decided I wanted to teach first grade. In 1965, I graduated from the University of Rhode Island and began my teaching career teaching first grade in Key West, Florida. For the next several years, I taught a variety of grades and worked as a curriculum coordinator and special reading teacher in Florida and Indiana. nbsp; From the very beginning, I worried about children who struggled learning to read and devised a variety of alternative strategies to teach them to read. In 1974, I received my Ph. D. in Reading Education from the University of Georgia. I developed the Making Words activity while working with Title One teachers in North…    

Introduction
Building the Foundation for Phonics They Can Use
Early Reading and Writing Activities
Early Reading Concepts
Shared Reading of Predictable Books
Predictable Charts
Writing
Summary
Developing Print Concepts
Using Writing to Develop Print Concepts
Using Predictable Charts to Develop Print Concepts
Using Shared Reading to Develop Print Concepts
Getting to Know You
Summary
Phonological and Phonemic Awareness
Developing Phonological Awareness
Developing the Concept of Rhyme
Teaching Blending and Segmenting
Use Names to Build Phonological and Phonemic Awareness
Summary
Concrete Words, Letter Names, and Sounds
Names
Alphabet Books
Letter Actions and Foods
Key Words for Sounds
Changing a Hen to a Fox
Guess the Covered Word
Summary: How the Foundational Activities Are Multilevel
Fluency
Fluency Activities
Independent Reading Develops Fluency
Daily Writing Develops Fluency
Rereading Develops Fluency
Fluency Development Lessons
Summary
High-Frequency Words
Building Meaning for High-Frequency Words
Doing a Word Wall
"On-the-Back" Activities
Other Word-Wall Practice Activities
Portable and Take-Home Word Walls
Theme Boards
Summary: How Fluency Activities and Word Walls Are Multilevel
Using Phonics and Spelling Patterns
Making Words
A Sample Making Words Lesson
Making Words Homework
Additional Making Words Lessons
Summary
Rhyme-Based Decoding and Spelling Activities
Learning the Most Common Rhyming Patterns
Rounding Up the Rhymes
Using Words You Know
Reading/Writing Rhymes
Summary
Spelling Activities
What Looks Right?
Word Sorting and Hunting
Summary: How All the Decoding and Spelling Activities Are Multilevel
Big Words
Decoding and Spelling Big Words
Big-Word Collectors
Modeling: How to Figure Out a Big Word
Word Detectives
The Wheel
Mystery Word Match
Summary
Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
Teaching Common Prefixes and Suffixes
Teaching Common Root Words
The Nifty Thrifty Fifty
Making Big Words
Summary: How the Big Words Activities Are Multilevel
Coaching, Assessment, Research, and Jargon
Coaching for Strategic Decoding and Spelling
Coaching during Writing Conferences
Coaching during Reading
Summary
Assessment
What Is Assessment?
Assessing Early Reading Behaviors
Assessing Word Strategies
The Names Test
Summary
The Theory and the Research--The Why Underlying the How
My Personal Phonics History
What We Know about How Good Readers Read Words
What We Know about How Children Learn to Read Words
Summary: The Research and Phonics They Use
Phonics Jargon--For Teachers Only!
References
Index