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Why Thomas Can Read [microform] : A Complete Tutorial. Prevents & Remedies Reading Disabilities / Kenneth E. McCarthy
Bib ID 5672413
Format MicroformMicroform, BookBook
Author
McCarthy, Kenneth E
 
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 2000 
200 p. 
ISBN 9780970320506
0970320507
Summary

This book discusses the background and origins of reading problems, including poor reading instruction and frustrations of different instructional methods. The book presents a complete method for teaching basic skills needed in reading. Part 1 (What Every Parent Should Know about Learning To Read) contains the chapters: "Does My Child Have a Reading Problem?"; "Thomas and the Hornbook"; "Why Reading Problems Aren't Recognized at School"; "Reading Readiness"; and "Testing Results." Part 2 (The McCarthy Method--A Complete Tutorial) includes the chapters: "The Alphabet"; "Spelling and Phonics--A Syllable at a Time"; "Associating Spelling with Reading"; "Introduction to Syllabication"; "Syllabication Exercises"; "Basic Skill Review"; "Mechanics of Reading"; "Developing Speed and Comprehension"; "Stories for Beginning Readers"; and "Reinforcing Basic Skills." (Contains 39 references. Appendixes contain information on reading habits of Polynesian children from Tonga, a reading questionnaire check sheet, and a sample lesson plan sheet.) (EF)

Notes

Availability: Basic Foundation Press, 1140 Hidden Oaks Drive, Menlo Park, CA 94025 ($32.50). Online at http://www.whythomascanread.com.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Beginning Reading.  |  Elementary Secondary Education.  |  Phonics.  |  Reading Difficulties.  |  Reading Instruction.  |  Reading Readiness.  |  Reading Skills.  |  Teaching Methods.  |  Syllabication Ability  |  Reading Anxiety
Form/genre Guides, Classroom
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