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Writing Road to Reading 6th Revised Ed: The Spalding Method for TeachingSpeech, Spelling, Writing, and Reading


About the Book

Eight years in the making, the long-awaited 6th edition of a proven, research-based method that has helped millions of children over half a century. See it. Hear it. Say it. Spell it. When children do all three at once - as with the Spalding Method - the path to reading, writing, and comprehension becomes a superhighway. Children speed past boring basal readers straight to good children's literature: first graders gobble up Where the Wild Things Are; second graders enjoy The Velveteen Rabbit; third graders polish off Charlotte's Web. THE WRITING ROAD TO READING distills The Spalding Method, a phonics-based, total language arts approach that provides multisensory instruction in spelling, writing (including handwriting), and listening/reading comprehension. It also develops the critical thinking skills children will rely on for life. The Method is based on educator Romalda Spalding's intensive study of how children learn. It engages children's visual, auditory, kinesthetic, and tactile faculties as they see, hear, say, and write fundamental speech segments (phonemes) and then commonly-occurring words. Their notebooks fill with hundreds of words they have mastered - both a reference and a record of their achievements. In the process, reading naturally begins.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062083937
  • ISBN 10: 0062083937
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - US
  • On Sale: 12/04/2012
  • Pages: 496
  • List Price: 32.99 AUD
  • BISAC1: Society & social sciences / Education

Writing Road to Reading 6th Revised Ed: The Spalding Method for TeachingSpeech, Spelling, Writing, and Reading by Romalda Bishop Spalding

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