Breaking The Code: The New Science Of Beginning Reading And Writing by J. Richard GentryBreaking The Code: The New Science Of Beginning Reading And Writing by J. Richard Gentry

Breaking The Code: The New Science Of Beginning Reading And Writing

byJ. Richard Gentry

Paperback | January 27, 2006

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In his most important book to date, Gentry combines cutting-edge, brain-based research with sound classroom knowledge to explore early literacy development. Starting with the crucial interrelationship of reading and writing, he looks inside and out at the minds of emerging readers to find out how they construct the idea and process of reading. Then he presents a blueprint for instruction and early intervention that combines his new findings with best-practice teaching. His comprehensive instructional model focuses on building the specific skills, capacities, and experiences kids need by teaching them to write as they learn to read. Gentry gives you everything you need to implement successful beginning reading strategies as well as a variety of effective tips for supporting readers and writers throughout the primary grades

Title:Breaking The Code: The New Science Of Beginning Reading And WritingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.5 inPublished:January 27, 2006Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0325009228

ISBN - 13:9780325009223

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Table of Contents

    1. A Model of Skilled Reading Before We Look Inside the Brain of a Reader
    2. Looking Inside the Brain–Glimmerings of Insight from Brain Scan Research and the Neurobiology of Reading
    3. Outside-the-Brain Changes in Beginning Readers
    4. Outside-the-Brain Changes in Spellers and Writers
    5. How and Why to Intervene During the "Tadpole" Phases of Beginning Literacy
    6. The Intervention Blueprint
    7. Five Phases of Intervention, Support, and Instruction–Up as Close as You Can Get
    8. Reforming Kindergartens by Teaching Writing–Visions and Voices from the Pioneers–Plus Learning About Love
    9. "The Remedy Should Be Applied Where the Evil Commences," Otherwise We’re in Trouble!
    10. Come See a Miracle

    Postscript: A Letter from My Mother
    Appendix: The Instructional Blueprint

Editorial Reviews

"Breaking the Code is a consice manual addressing the what, when, why, and how to reading and writing development....Gentry has thought of everything, creating wide margins that allow readers plenty of room for writing insights for future reference. This book would be an excellent resource for anyone who works with early or struggling readers and is a must for new teachers."-Childhood Education