Author : Marcia Kierland Henry
Publisher : Paul H Brookes Publishing Company
Release Date : 2003
Pages : 324 pages
Rating : 4.4/5 (47 Download)
Download Free Unlocking Literacy PDF by Marcia Kierland Henry Full Book and published by Paul H Brookes Publishing Company. This book was released on 2003 with total page 324 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 'Unlocking Literacy' is designed for teachers and literacy tutors. It offers a wide range of teaching strategies that integrate two interlocking skills: decoding and spelling. Filled with classroom activities suitable for use with English language learners, lesson plans incorporating multisensory language-based instruction, samples of student work, explanations of current research, and extensive word lists, this book will help unlock literacy in ways both teachers and students will enjoy. Table of contents: Preparation * Decoding and Spelling: Keys to Unlocking Literacy * The Continuum of Integrated Decoding and Spelling Instruction * Approaches to Decoding and Spelling Instruction * Current Research and Implications for Instruction * A Brief History of the English Language * 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 (phonological awareness activities, beginning to read and write) * 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) * 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, less common greek combining forms, thematic units, new words entering the English language) Appendices * A. Surveys of Language Knowledge * B. Nonphonetic Rote Memory Word Lists * C. Compound Words * D. Prefixes * E. Suffixes * F. Latin Roots * G. Greek Combining Forms * H. Words Commonly Found in Textbooks * I. Glossary Index.