Are you a secondary school teacher who needs to know about phonics and teaching reading? Then this book is for you.
There are lots of books on teaching phonics but most are written to support primary teachers. This book is written specifically for secondary teachers working with children who need support with reading. The text uses case studies from secondary schools to highlight effective ways to support children with reading and includes useful tips on teaching strategies and ideas for resources. The text covers the subject knowledge you need for the teaching of reading in the broadest sense, including phonics. Intended to support you, as a secondary teacher, it gives guidance on planning methods of assessment and explores a range of intervention programmes and resources.
This text is your comprehensive support resource in teaching reading.
Wendy Jolliffe is Professor of Education and was, until recently, Head of Teacher Education at the University of Hull. David Waugh is subject leader for Primary English at Durham University. A former deputy headteacher, David worked in ITT from 1990 at the University of Hull, where he led the PGCE course and became Head of Department. In 2008 he was appointed as National Strategies Regional Adviser for ITT. As well as his educational writing, David also writes children's stories, including Lottie's Run published in 2015.
Introduction What is the role of phonics in the teaching of reading? Understanding the alphabetic code Challenges Phonics into spelling (morphology and spelling strategies) The pedagogy of reading in Key Stage 3 Tracking, assessing and intervening in students' learning