Teach a Child To Read with Children's Books. Combining Story Reading, Phonics, and Writing To Promote Reading Success. A 1999 Parents' Choice Approved Seal Winner! Combining story reading, phonics, and writing, this book offers an enjoyable, integrated approach to learning to read. Topics include preparing children for success before formal lessons begin, using books to promote learning enjoyment, and where to find the right books.
1: The Great Debate
2: Acquiring Language and Learning to Read
3: Early Readers: What Can They Teach Us?
4: What Works? One Successful Program
5: Using "Real Books" in Your Program
6: Preparing for Formal Lessons
7: Book Reading and Strategy Development
8: Learning about Letters, Sounds and Words
9: Story Writing in the Reading Lesson
10: Putting It All Together: A Sample Lesson
Appendix A: A Bibliography of Children's Trade Books
Appendix B: A Special Note to Christian Educators
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