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Teaching Literacy to Learners with Dyslexia
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Teaching Literacy to Learners with Dyslexia
A Multisensory Approach

Third Edition
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April 2022 | 520 pages | Corwin UK

This bestselling book for teaching literacy to children and young people aged 4–16 years with dyslexia and other specific literacy difficulties has been fully updated for its third edition.

Providing a structured multi-sensory programme, ‘Conquering Literacy’, that includes placement tests, well-established strategies and examples of lesson planning, teaching activities, and reading, spelling and literacy concept cards, this book is an essential practical resource for teachers.

This new edition includes:

  • an additional section for learners who need an individualised, structured programme at an advanced stage (Stage II);

  • a section on planning shorter, targeted interventions for learners with a particular difficulty e.g. spelling, revising;

  • three new chapters on teaching reading, spelling and writing within mainstream classrooms using strategies which are successful with learners with dyslexia

  • downloadable teaching resources available from the companion website.

 
Part I: Teaching Learners With Dyslexia: Theory and Context
 
Chapter 1: What Is Dyslexia?
 
Chapter 2: The Role of Memory in Acquiring Literacy Skills
 
Chapter 3: Phonology, Phonological Awareness and Literacy
 
Chapter 4: Reading, Spelling and Dyslexia: Theory and Research
 
Chapter 5: Dyslexia and Learners for Whom English Is an Additional Language
 
Part II: Teaching Literacy to Learners With Dyslexic-Type Difficulties
 
Chapter 6: Strategies for Reading
 
Chapter 7: Strategies for Spelling
 
Chapter 8: Strategies for Writing
 
Part III: Conquering Literacy: A Multisensory Programme for Teaching Learners With Dyslexia
 
Chapter 9: Principles, Teaching Methods and Programme Structure
 
Chapter 10: Lesson Planning
 
Chapter 11: Alphabet Knowledge and Skills
 
Chapter 12: The Role of Memory in the Programme
 
Chapter 13: Introducing the New Teaching Point in a Lesson
 
Part IV: Conquering Literacy – A Multisensory Programme
 
Part V: The Accelerated Programme
 
Part VI: Downloadable Resources
  • 3 new Chapters which include sections on supporting learners and how to apply specialist strategies in the mainstream classroom:

    • Chapter 6 Reading for learners with Dyslexic-type Difficulties

    • Chapter 7 Spelling for learners with Dyslexic-type Difficulties

    • Chapter 8 Writing for learners with Dyslexic-type Difficulties

  • A new Section C Beyond the Accelerated Programme within Part V for leaners who do not need a full structured programme

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