New book on teaching reading
Date posted: May 15, 2012
New in the library!
A short course in teaching reading: practical techniques for building reading power. 2nd ed.
Beatrice S. Mikulecky. White Plains, NY: Pearson Longman, 2011.
This book begins with an overview of the theory and practice of teaching reading, with special emphasis on meeting the needs of students with limited English proficiency. The second section focuses on individualizing student extensive reading for pleasure. And, the final and largest section explains an approach to teaching reading comprehension. Reading exercises that enable students to strategically apply reading skills are included. The principles apply to teenage through adult learners who already have basic decoding abilities.
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