Teaching the Brain to Read: Strategies for Improving Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension

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Teaching
the Brain to
READ
Strategies for Improving Fluency,
Vocabulary, and Comprehension

JUDY WILLIS, M.D.

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Alexandria, Virginia USA

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iv
  • Contents viii
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgments xv
  • Introduction 1
  • 1 - From Syllable to Synapse- Prereading through Decoding 11
  • 2 - Patterning Strategies 22
  • 3 - Fluency Building from the Brain to the Book 47
  • 4 - Eliminating Barriers on the Road to Fluency 68
  • 5 - Vocabulary Building and Keeping 80
  • 6 - Successful Reading Comprehension 126
  • Conclusion 157
  • Glossary 159
  • References 163
  • Index 170
  • About the Author 175
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