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Applying research in reading instruction for adults: first steps for teachers

Corporate Name: National Center for Family Literacy

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: 169 p. + appendices

Subjects: Adult Basic Education; Adult Literacy; Reading

Abstract:
This book seeks to build adult literacy instructors' knowledge of scientifically based reading research and provide basic guidance on how to use it in the classroom. Sections include an introduction to reading instruction and research, reading assessment, alphabetics, fluency, vocabulary, comprehention-strategy, initial assessment and diagnosis, and planning instruction.

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