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978-1-57886-750-9 • Paperback • February 2008 • $49.00 • (£38.00)
Idalia Rodriguez Perez has over 30 years of experience teaching reading in public schools and higher education. The author has also directed a Reading Clinic for struggling readers, developed and directed a Reading Research Center, and is an architect of the Texas state Master Reading Teacher and Reading Specialist Certification
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 The Sounds in Words: A Theoretical Perspective
Chapter 3 Phonemic Awareness: An Overview
Chapter 4 Questions and Answers About Phonemic Awareness
Chapter 5 Phonemic Awareness Assessment
Chapter 6 Fundamentals of Phonemic Awareness Every Practitioner Must Know
Chapter 7 Instruction and Strategies
Chapter 8 Appendix A: Practice and Reinforcement Activities
Chapter 9 Appendix B - Literary Selections
Chapter 10 Appendix C: Books That Support Phonetic Elements:
Chapter 11 Appendix D: Web Sites
Chapter 12 Appendix E: English and Spanish Form Letters
Chapter 13 Appendix F- Common Phonogram Patterns or Rimes
One of the most misunderstood components of reading is phonemic awareness, even with all of the breakthroughs of the last 25 years. Professor Perez's strong effort and clear delineations should clarify and underscore the importance of phonemic awareness as precursor to fluent reading.
— Lem Londos Railsback, Ph.D., professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Texas A&M International University
This textbook promises to fill in the gaps between what we know from phonemic awareness research and the instruction we provide beginning readers. The textbook will be received as a ready resource by both novice and experienced teachers and will probably adorn the desks of most.
— Phillip C. Gonzales, Ed.D., former dean, School of Education, King College, Bristol, TN
Phonemic Awareness includes:
·Form letters written in both English and Spanish to help educators keep parents informed about the instruction that their child is receiving.
·Alphabetical lists of verses and songs to help educators select appropriate materials to teach the sounds represented by the letters of the alphabet.