- Author : Michael F Graves
- Publisher : Pearson Education (Us)
- Release Date : 2015-10-08
- Pages : 652
- ISBN 10 : 0137052235
Teaching Reading in the 21st Century Book Description :
A leading text for courses in K-8 reading methods This is the K-8 reading methods book with the strongest focus on comprehension instruction, motivation, and assessment. Informed by the latest research on topics ranging from phonemic awareness and phonics to teaching comprehension strategies, motivation, and assessment, this text provides the knowledge base, skills, and research-based strategies that all teachers need to guide K-8 students successfully toward literacy for the 21st century-using reading and writing for thinking, problem solving, and communicating. Principal themes include balancing phonemic skills with more holistic approaches; fostering the love of reading; and successfully teaching all students to become able and eager readers. The outstanding author and contributor team includes experts in phonemic awareness and word recognition (Connie Juel, Stanford University), vocabulary and comprehension (Michael Graves, University of Minnesota), children's literature and writing (Bonnie Graves, a widely published children's author), and Peter Dewitz ( a national educational consultant working with schools districts on comprehension, differentiation and intervention.