Are You Prepared to Teach Reading?

Series
Allyn & Bacon
Author
James J Zarrillo  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
168
Pub.-date
April 2006
ISBN13
9780132220514
ISBN
0132220512
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Description

For Reading Methods classes.

 

Are You Prepared to Teach Reading? will help students prepare for state certification examinations on reading instruction and self-regulate their own learning about teaching reading.

 

The concise prep book will be useful for all teacher candidates who want to self-assess their fundamental knowledge of reading instruction, adequately prepare for their own state reading certification exams, or assess their core knowledge of literacy instruction if they are engaged in alternative certification programs. Brief reviews of the components of reading instruction followed by case studies and thoughtful, diverse multicultural classroom scenarios allow readers to assess themselves with multiple choice decision-making questions, asking what readers know about reading practice. 

Features

Helps students preprare for an examination on reading instruction and review what they have learned about teaching reading.

  • Chapters 1-2 provide a review of Planning, Organizing, and Managing Instruction (Ch.1), and Assessment of Reading Instruction
  • Reviews major topics in reading instruction (e.g., "Comprehension) in Chapters 3-14 with each chapter providing important definitions, a selection of instructional strategies, and a summary of assessment options.
  • English Language Learners teaching strategies arereviewed in Chapter 15.
  • Test-taking tips are offered in Chapter 16 for students who face an end-of-program examination on reading instruction.

     

     

  • Table of Contents

    Introduction

     

    Chapter 1    Planning, Organizing, and Managing Reading Instruction

    Chapter 2    Assessment of Reading Development

    Chapter 3    Concepts About Print

    Chapter 4    Phonemic Awareness

    Chapter 5    Phonics and Other Word Identification Strategies

    Chapter 6    Fluency

    Chapter 7    Spelling Instruction

    Chapter 8    Comprehension

    Chapter 9    Vocabulary

    Chapter 10  Content-Area Literacy

    Chapter 11  Literary Response and Analysis

    Chapter 12  Student Independent Reading

    Chapter 13  Supporting Reading Through Oral and Written Language Development

    Chapter 14  Structure of the English Language

    Chapter 15  English Learners

    Chapter 16  Test-taking Strategies

     

    Sample Explanation

     

    Answers to the Sample Examination

     

    For Further Reading

     

    Appendices