Titel: Teach Kids to Read For Dummies
3:B&W 7. 5 x 9. 25 in or 235 x 191 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam.
John Wiley & Sons
23. April 2004 - kartoniert - 388 Seiten
Adapt activities to your child s individual needs Make reading fun for your children as they develop this critical skill Want to teach a child to read? This friendly guide offers simple, fun activities that help kids build words from letters and sounds, advance to short and long vowel words, and conquer syllables and silent letters, laying the foundation for good reading skills. You ll also see how to keep your children reading with others or on their own. Praise for Teaching Kid to Read For Dummies
" This easy-to-understand, roll-up-your-sleeves volume offers creative (and fun!) suggestions that will help parents and educators alike teach critical literacy skills to children of all ages."
Dr. Sheldon Horowitz, Director of Professional Services, National Center for Learning Disabilities Discover how to:
- Prepare your child to read
- Sharpen his listening skills
- Correct his errors graciously
- Choose the right books
- Have him read out loud
- Find help if you need it
Part I: Preparing Your Child for the Road Ahead.
Chapter 1: The Wonder and Power of Reading.
Chapter 2: The Pre-Reader: Leading Up to Letters.
Chapter 3: Tigers and Teachers: Listening to Letters.
Chapter 4: m or n? b or d? Looking at Letters.
Chapter 5: Blending Letters Together.
Chapter 6: Four Special Sounds in Reading: ch, sh, ph, and th.
Part II: Building Words from Letters and Sounds.
Chapter 7: Getting Ready for Words and Sentences.
Chapter 8: Reading Short a Words.
Chapter 9: Reading Short e, i, and o Words.
Chapter 10: Reading Short u Words.
Part III: Advancing to Sight Words and Long Vowel Sounds.
Chapter 11: Understanding Sight Words.
Chapter 12: Making Big Progress with Little Rules.
Chapter 13: y: A Letter Like No Other.
Part IV: Scary Stuff Beginning with S:Soft Sounds, Suffixes, Syllables, and Silent Letters.
Chapter 14: Soft Sounds.
Chapter 15: Endings (a.k.a. Suffixes).
Chapter 16: Chunks of Sound, or Syllables.
Chapter 17: Time to Growl: ar, or, er, ir, and ur.
Chapter 18: Silent (But Not Deadly) Letters.
Chapter 19: Getting Beyond Sounds and Rules.
Part V: Reading, Reading, and More Reading.
Chapter 20: Choosing Just-Right Reading Books.
Chapter 21: Writing and Workbooks.
Chapter 22: Having Your Child Read Out Loud.
Chapter 23: Keeping Your Child on the Reading Track.
Chapter 24: When to Get Help for Your Child.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 25: More Than Ten Word Families.
Chapter 26: Ten Phonics Rules.
Chapter 27: Ten Things to Help Your Budding Reader.
Chapter 28: Ten Reading Teachers' Resources.Appendix: A Word Family Tree.Index.
Tracey Wood, MEd, is a children's reading specialist. She has been teaching children to read and advising their parents and teachers for 20 years.
"...endless information...split up in easy-to-digest chucks... As easy as ABC, then..." (Junior, December 2004) "...an intensive aid...manageable chapters..." (BBC Parenting magazine, October 2004) "...a whopping 336 pages full of useful text..." (Junior, October 2004)