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Building the Reading Brain 9780761939030

Building the Reading Brain

ISBN-10: 0761939032
ISBN-13: 9780761939030
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PUBLISHER: Corwin Press
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Product Description: The brain is hard wired for spoken language but not for reading. Yet reading skills serve as the primary foundation of all school-based learning, and research indicates that a student's future academic success can be predicted by his or her reading level at the end of third grade. With this latest resource, authors Patricia Wolfe and Pamela Nevills provide insight and assistance for preschool teachers, parents and care providers, and nursery and primary teachers by explaining the development of the young brain, the acquisition of language as preparation for reading, and the nurturing and instruction process from birth to age eight. This unique guide demonstrates how the brain of a child masters the reading process of decoding print and reading with fluency and comprehension and addresses related literacy skills of writing and spelling.

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PAGES: 200
CATEGORY: Juvenile Nonfiction
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