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Making Sense of Phonics: The Hows and Whys
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This bestselling book provides indispensable tools and strategies for explicit, systematic phonics instruction in K-3. Teachers learn effective ways to build students' decoding skills by teaching letter-sound relationships, blending, word building, multisyllabic decoding, fluency, and more. The volume is packed with engaging classroom activities, many specific examples, and research-based explanations. It offers a complete phonics assessment and clear guidelines for sequencing instruction to give every student a strong foundation for reading. More than 30 reproducible forms and word lists are included in the appendices. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size and find a wealth of supplemental teaching resources.
 
New to This Edition
*Six additional chapters covering key topics, including assessment, phonemic awareness, orthography, and automaticity.
*A complete phonics assessment with administering and scoring guidelines.
*Downloadable forms and word lists, plus a companion website with rich supplemental resources, including word/syllable cards, assessment tools, and illustrated stories featuring target words, which teachers can project or print for classroom use.
*More classroom examples and "Your Turn" activities, as well as expanded word lists.


See also Bringing Words to Life, Second Edition: Robust Vocabulary Instruction and Creating Robust Vocabulary: Frequently Asked Questions and Extended Examples, by Isabel L. Beck, Margaret G. McKeown, and Linda Kucan, which provide essential tools for K-12 vocabulary instruction.

 


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Hardcover
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With Isabel L. Beck | 2 edition from Guilford Pubn (July 29, 2013)
9781462512058 | details & prices | 238 pages | 7.50 × 10.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $75.00
About: This bestselling book provides indispensable tools and strategies for explicit, systematic phonics instruction in K-3.
Paperback
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With Isabel L. Beck | 2 edition from Guilford Pubn (July 30, 2013)
9781462511990 | details & prices | 238 pages | 7.25 × 10.25 × 0.70 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $30.00
About: This bestselling book provides indispensable tools and strategies for explicit, systematic phonics instruction in K-3.

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