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The reading teacher's book of lists
Fry, Edward, 1925-
Personal Author:
Fourth edition.
Publication Information:
San Francisco, CA. : Jossey-Bass, [2000]

Physical Description:
xv, 464 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm

Format :


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LB1050.2 .F79 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize

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Newly revised and ready for instant use, this latest edition of a top-seller provides over 190 up-to-date lists for developing instructional materials and planning lessons that might otherwise take years and much effort to acquire. Organized into 15 convenient sections brimming with practical examples, key words, teaching ideas, and activities that can be used as is or adapted to meet the students' needs, these lists are ready to be photocopied as many times as needed for individual, small group, or class use.  Included are completely new lists on:

Teaching with newspapers
Reading tips for parents
Search engines for educators
Web sites for reading, writing, and literature
Activities for tutors

Also included is an all-new section on the Internet designed for novice and expert alike ("Virtual Reference Library"), a new spelling section, a section just on instruction and an invaluable index and cross-references throughout to make locating any list easy and trouble-free.

Author Notes

Edward Fry, Ph.D., is a Professor Emeritus of Education at Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ). At Rutgers, Dr. Fry was the director of the Reading Center and taught graduate and undergraduate courses in reading, curriculum, and other educational subjects. He lives in Laguna Beach, CA.

Table of Contents

1 Phonics
List 1 Consonant Sounds
List 2 Vowel Sounds
List 3 The Final ""E"" Rule
List 4 Double Vowels
List 5 Sound Determined by Letter Position
List 6 Phonics Awareness
List 7 Suggested Phonics Teaching Order
List 8 Phonics Example Words
List 9 Phonograms
List 10 The Most Common Phonograms
List 11 Phonically Irregular Words
List 12 Standalones
List 13 Syllabication Rules
2 Useful Words
List 14 Instant Words
List 15 Picture Nouns
List 16 Homophones
List 17 Homophone Teaching Suggestions