Reading Under Control: Teaching Reading in the Primary School (Roehampton Student Texts)

Reading Under Control: Teaching Reading in the Primary School (Roehampton Student Texts)

by Alison Kelly (Author), JudithGraham (Author)

Synopsis

Now in an updated third edition, this best-selling textbook introduces primary teachers to the key issues in how to teach reading. The authors celebrate reading as an important, exhilarating part of the curriculum with the potential to transform lives, whilst also giving a balanced handling of contentious issues. Strongly rooted in classroom practice, the book provides comprehensive coverage of differing reading practices and resources. Key features include: * managing specialized reading difficulties, such as dyslexia * EAL and gender issues in reading * use of ICT within reading * a detailed inspection of the phonics debate. This book is essential reading for both trainee teachers and qualified teachers interested in continuing their professional development.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 176
Edition: 2
Publisher: David Fulton Publishers
Published: 01 Sep 2000

ISBN 10: 1853466468
ISBN 13: 9781853466465

Author Bio
Judith Graham recently retired as a Principal Lecturer from Roehampton University. Alison Kelly is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English Education at Roehampton University.