This tenth edition of the best-selling book teaches readingusing sounds and spelling patterns. These sounds and patterns areintroduced one at a time, and slowly built into words, syllables,phrases, and sentences. Simple step-by-step directions begin everylesson. Although originally designed for K-2 emergent readers, thisaward-winning book is also successfully being used with adolescentand adult learners, as well as second language learners andstudents with learning disabilities. Wise and humorous proverbsencourage virtues such as patience, perseverance, honesty,kindness, compassion, courage, and loyalty.
This bestselling, much-loved book offers a complete approach toteaching phonics and reading for a fraction of the cost of otherprograms.
Using her materials, DOLORES G. HISKES has implemented school and community tutoring programs, such as the highly touted YES Reading Center in Palo Alto, CA. She has tutored reading for over thirty years, and trained teachers from all over the world. Well-published in professional journals and a winner of numerous honors, she publishes a free e-newsletter about teaching reading, called Phonics Talk (www.dorbooks.com).
The fun and easy way to grasp the ABCs of reading
Want to introduce your child to reading, or strengthen yourchild's reading skills? This fun and entertaining guide shows youhow to use phonics as an easy and engaging path to reading.Phonics For Dummies contains tips on mastering letter soundsin reading, activities to engage your child's enthusiasm, andadvice for making reading interesting and fun.
Discover how to:Use phonics to learn to readImprove reading and spelling skillsMaster unusual sounds and spellingsBuild your child's vocabularyPlay games that encourage progress
All this on the audio CD:Dozens of letter sounds in friendly lessonsKeywords to help your child with reading and spellingEasy examples and tips for your child to follow
Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials arenot included as part of eBook file.
The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is a concise, entertaining workbook and guide to English grammar, punctuation, and usage. This user-friendly resource includes simple explanations of grammar, punctuation, and usage; scores of helpful examples; dozens of reproducible worksheets; and pre- and post-tests to help teach grammar to students of all ages. Appropriate for virtually any age range, this authoritative guide makes learning English grammar and usage simple and fun. This updated Eleventh Edition reflects the latest updates to English usage and grammar and features a fully revised two-color design and lay-flat binding for easy photocopying.Clear and concise, easy-to-follow, offering "just the facts"Fully updated to reflect the latest rules in grammar and usage along with new quizzesIdeal for students from seventh grade through adulthood in the US and abroad
For anyone who wants to understand the major rules and subtle guidelines of English grammar and usage, The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation offers comprehensive, straightforward instruction.
Recommended by “Dear Abby”, The New York Times and The Washington Post, for three decades, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Trelease's beloved classic to help countless children become avid readers through awakening their imaginations and improving their language skills. Now this new edition of The Read-Aloud Handbook imparts the benefits, rewards, and importance of reading aloud to children of a new generation. Supported by delightful anecdotes as well as the latest research, The Read-Aloud Handbook offers proven techniques and strategies—and the reasoning behind them—for helping children discover the pleasures of reading and setting them on the road to becoming lifelong readers.