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Reading and Learning Difficulties - Peter Westwood

Reading and Learning Difficulties

Paperback Published: 7th July 2005
ISBN: 9781843121961
Number Of Pages: 144

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All teachers recognize how crucial the acquisition of good reading skills is. This book will help teachers understand how pupils learn and help them to meet those pupils' different needs through appropriate intervention.

The book includes: clear explanations of different learning difficulties; guidelines on types of assessment; advice on how to select the best type of intervention and support.

Preface
Learning to readp. 1
The reading processp. 13
Learning difficultiesp. 25
General teaching approachesp. 39
Specific teaching methods and strategiesp. 51
Teaching the basics : phonemic awareness, phonic skills and sight vocabularyp. 67
Assessmentp. 77
Intervention and supportp. 95
Sight vocabularyp. 109
Phonemic awarenessp. 111
Phonic unitsp. 113
Sounding and blending pseudo-wordsp. 115
Common rime unitsp. 116
Referencesp. 117
Indexp. 133
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ISBN: 9781843121961
ISBN-10: 1843121964
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 7th July 2005
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.8 x 21.0  x 0.81
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1