The Science of Reading

The Science of Reading

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The Science of Reading: A Handbook brings together state-of-the-art reviews of reading research from leading names in the field, to create a highly authoritative, multidisciplinary overview of contemporary knowledge about reading and related skills. Provides comprehensive coverage of the subject, including theoretical approaches, reading processes, stage models of reading, cross-linguistic studies of reading, reading difficulties, the biology of reading, and reading instruction Divided into seven sections:Word Recognition Processes in Reading; Learning to Read and Spell; Reading Comprehension; Reading in Different Languages; Disorders of Reading and Spelling; Biological Bases of Reading; Teaching Reading Edited by well-respected senior figures in the field... including morphemes (affixes and root words), onsets, and rimes (e.g., in string , the onset is STR and the rime is ING), monosyllabic words that have become ... Among the first letter sequences to consolidate during the full alphabetic phase are common morphemic suffixes, -ED, -ING, -ER, -EST. ... The most common word constituents of multisyllabic words are ate, in, it, ant, and age. ... Ehri and Robbins (1992) conducted a study with first graders who displayed some decoding skill.

Title:The Science of Reading
Author:Margaret J. Snowling, Charles Hulme
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2008-04-15


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