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Teaching Early Reading and Phonics

Teaching Early Reading and Phonics
Creative Approaches to Early Literacy

Second Edition

October 2016 | 152 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Learning to read is an exciting and vital part of every child’s development.

The new edition of this book continues to provide trainees and teachers with a broad understanding of teaching reading and phonics, and equip them with the skills necessary to face the reality of the early years classroom in order to meet the needs of individual children.

With vital information on constructing relationships with young readers, and how to plan phonics within a rich, interactive and playful literacy pedagogy, the second edition now includes:

  • A brand new chapter on babies and early reading
  • More information on language acquisition and how children learn
  • A discussion of children with SEN
  • An appreciation for the rise of digital technologies in relation to reading

Whether you're training to become a teacher, or already working in the classroom this book is ideal for those who wish to embed the teaching of phonics into carefully selected high quality materials - particularly in children's literature.

Chapter 1: Introduction: Sensible Approaches to Teaching and Reading
Chapter 2: Beginning with Babies
Chapter3: Critical contexts
Chapter 4: The role of the teacher
Chapter 5: Knowledge for reading
Chapter 6: Environments for reading
Chapter 7: Resources for reading
Chapter 7: Resources for reading Chapter 8: Reading routines
Chapter 9: Talk, reading and writing
Chapter 10: Assessment of reading
Chapter 11: Conclusions: Principles and Practice

A detailed text which takes you through all aspects of phonics and how to encourage early reading in children.

Mrs leanne Hall
International & Continuing Education, Tyne Metropolitan College
May 2, 2019

Presented in an academic discussion style, this texts presents information in a no-nonsense approach via short succinct chapters broken down into relevant subheadings. It guides the reader to expand upon research as good reference and further reading examples are given throughout. I will be utilising this text as a starting point for focused discussion and expanded research with both Level 3 Diploma Child Development students and Level 4 / 5 Education Degree students.

Mrs Victoria Lappin
School of Teaching and Learning, Gateshead College
February 22, 2017

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