11 In conveying her ideas, this child focused first on beginning and ending consonants. ... The mainstay of comprehension instruction is the small-group reading lesson, which most often takes the form of the directed reading activity. ... The story is about three brothers who, while searching for a tangible treasure, find a far greater treasure in the form of achievement and ... In the best classrooms, children are often engaged in uninterrupted extended reading, even from the first grade on.
|Title||:||Becoming a nation of readers|
|Author||:||Marilyn R. Binkley, United States. Office of Educational Research and Improvement|