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A summary of scientifically based research principles teaching adults to read

Alternate Document Title: Teaching adults to read

Publisher: National Institute for Literacy, Partnership for Reading

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 2005

Distributor: The Partnership for Reading at the National Institute for Literacy

Source Address: 1775 I St, NW, Suite 730

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 2006

Phone: 202-233-2025

Material Type: Guide

Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 14 p.

Subjects: Adult Basic Education; Adult Literacy; Reading

This short guide for teachers is based on Research-Based Principles for Adult Basic Education Reading Instruction (Kruidenier, J.R. 2002). It addresses the components of reading-alphabetics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension - defining each term, highlighting its importance, describing how it is assessed, and exploring its implications for the classroom.

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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN200091-A2 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.