Finally, a book on phonics instruction that helps teachers know how to fix up common weaknesses in their curriculum and materials. Expert Wiley Blevins has researched packaged programs, workshop settings, and phonics in a successful literacy classroom, and provides here dozens of practical ideas to make teaching and learning higher impact. Learn to:
• Apply the latest scientific research on how we learn to read
• Harness the power of the 7 foundations of strong phonics instruction
• Tweak your scope and sequence so it contains built-in review and repetition
• Ensure that 50% of your daily phonics lessons are devoted to meaningful reading and writing
• and so much more!
Meaningful Phonics and Word Study will help you implement explicit, systematic phonics—and make it engaging, active, and thought-provoking.
Wiley Blevins is an early reading specialist who holds an Ed.M. from Harvard. He taught elementary school in both the United States and South America. Wiley has written and edited many phonics and reading materials, and he is the author of numerous best-selling professional development books.
Key Features :
i : Learn the essentials of strong, explicit, and systematic phonics instruction ii : Practical and useful resource iii : Puts students on the path to cracking the code to reading iv : Wiley Blevins is an early reading specialist and is the writer of numerous best-selling professional development books. v : 152 pages