Reading for Beginners

We're here to bring the powerful magic of books to your child. You'll find a little theory and a lot of practice in our reading corner. Look for ideas from experts to make reading part of everyday life. Find tips on recognizing the common stages in learning to read, and what to do if an obstacle gets in the way.

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    Types of Reading

    Independent Reading Students read silently by themselves and at their own pace (Taylor, 1993). The selections must be...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    The Relationship of Top-Down Reading Theories to Whole-Word Reading Instruction

    In the mid-1880s, a German researcher at the University of Leipzig named James M. Cattell published a paper titled...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Help Your Child Learn to Read

    For most children, the switch from pre-reading to actual reading happens somewhere between kindergarten and second...

  • 44.

    8 Great Gifts to Inspire Reading

    Want to put some gifts under the tree that will inspire your beginning reader? Here's a set of goodies that are so fun,...

  • 45.

    Phonemic Awareness Practice

    Phonemic awareness is a crucial step in developing reading skills in young children, and can be practiced with these fun...

  • 46.

    Beginning Reading

    For many children, learning to read is neither natural nor easy. The teaching of beginning reading is of supreme...

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
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    Bottom-Up Theories of the Reading Process

    Suggests that children learn to read by learning the parts of language (letters) and progressing to the whole text...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 48.

    Early Literacy

    Our ideas about early literacy have come a long way since the days when young children sat on hard benches in dame...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    First-Grade Fiction Books, Reading Level: Beginning of Grade 1

    In first grade, much of the focus is on reading the words, especially in the beginning stages. Students in the beginning...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    List of Affixes

    A list of affixes with associated phonetic pronunciations.

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall


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