by
James E. Gentry, Ed.D.



BEGINNING READERS & STRATEGIES that WORK

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SO MANY THINGS TO READ

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There are SO MANY Things to Read!
Reading Strategies for Engaging All READERS

Reading is important. Success and learning in life equal reading. We all have dreams and hopes for our children and students. We know reading is the decisive component needed to bring any dream to life. Teachers and parents will find this book to be a valuable resource which connects prior reading experiences in the world to new ones. Young readers’ natural curiosity of the world paired with interactive, engaging strategies found in this book offer beginning readers the visual cues to focus on meaning gathering as the primary goal and purpose of reading. Teachers can use the book’s text, pictures, and strategies within individual and whole group reading settings. The text encourages discussion and models the characteristics good readers exhibit. If you are looking for methods and visuals to encourage questioning, improve a child’s awareness of the world, illustrate the link of reading with writing, and permit predictions of what may come next in a reading, this text is a valuable resource you need.

Dr. Gentry’s vast experiences with reading disorders as well as his research in this area come together in this concept book as a practical means of guiding beginning readers to all the rewards and successes being able to read bring to life.