Children of all abilities, but especially those who have trouble learning to read, can be greatly helped if they first understand what it feels like to be a reader. In this practical book for teachers, support teachers and other classroom helpers, Brigid Smith shows how children's own words, dictated to an adult and then read back, can give them this initial experience of literacy. From their success in this, teachers can gradually guide them towards the skills needed to decode unfamiliar text. At the same time, the process ...

Through Writing to Reading CL 1994, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415096133

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