Supporting Readers In Secondary Schools: What Every Secondary Teacher Needs To Know About Teaching Reading And Phonics (achieving Qts Series)

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  • ISBN 10: 1446280624
  • ISBN 13: 9781446280621


The Teaching Of Reading Is Built Into The Teachers' Standards And All Secondary Teachers Need An Understanding Of Phonics, To Support Students Who Need Help In This Area. This Book Provides Secondary Trainees And Teachers With All They Need To Know About Teaching Reading And Phonics In Secondary Schools. It Includes: Practical Guidance On Teaching Strategies For Teachers Of Literacy And Other Subjects ; An Examination Of The Importance Of Consistency In Approaches When Helping Children Who Are Experiencing Difficulty With Literacy ; Coverage Of Essential Phonics Subject Knowledge, Planning, Teaching Methods, Assessment And An Exploration Of A Range Of Intervention Programmes And Resources. Machine Generated Contents Note: 1. What Is The Role Of Phonics In The Teaching Of Reading? -- Introduction -- Theoretical Perspectives/subject Knowledge -- The Place Of Phonics -- Types Of Phonics Teaching -- 2. Understanding The Alphabetic Code -- Introduction -- Theoretical Perspectives/subject Knowledge -- Expectations For Secondary Schools -- The International Phonetic Alphabet -- Phonemic Awareness -- Supporting Students In Understanding The Alphabetic Code -- 3. Challenges -- Introduction -- Engaging Students With The Curriculum -- Challenges For Teachers Using A Phonic Approach -- Encouraging Students To Think About Vocabulary -- Accents And Phonics -- Students With Specific Learning Difficulties In Reading -- More Strategies To Meet The Challenges -- Further Strategies For Supporting Vocabulary Development -- 4. Phonics Into Spelling (morphology And Spelling Strategies) -- Introduction -- Teaching Students How To Learn Spellings -- Spelling Rules. Contents Note Continued: What Are The Characteristics Of A Good Spelling Rule? -- The Problem Of Homophones, Homographs And Homonyms -- Morphemes -- British And American (us) English -- Invented Spellings -- Does Texting Cause Problems? -- How To Learn A Spelling -- Supporting And Developing Spelling -- 5. The Pedagogy Of Reading In Key Stage 3 -- Introduction -- Developing Students' Ability To Discriminate Between Sounds -- Teacher-directed And Independent Activities Which Can Be Applied Across The Curriculum -- Using Varied Resources -- Matching Maturity Levels And Literacy Needs -- Applying Phonics In Meaningful Reading And Writing Activities -- Suggested Activities Relevant To Students' Interests -- 6. Tracking, Assessing And Intervening In Students' Learning -- Introduction -- Methods For Monitoring Students' Progress And Diagnostic Assessment -- Possible Deficits In Key Stages 3 And 4 Students' Learning And How These Might Be Addressed. Contents Note Continued: Some Intervention Programmes And Resources -- Some Strategies For Working With Colleagues To Develop A Whole-school Approach Across Curricular Areas. Wendy Jolliffe, David Waugh And Sue Beverton With Jayne Stead. Includes Bibliographical References And Index.

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  • Publisher: Learning Matters
  • Language: Eng English
  • Format: print
  • Edition: 1
  • Dimensions: ix, 115 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Pages: 128
  • Date Published: 2014-07-16
  • Authors: Wendy Jolliffe, David Waugh, Jayne Stead, Sue Beverton