This bestselling book provides indispensable tools and strategies for explicit, systematic phonics instruction in K-3. Teachers learn effective ways to build students' decoding skills by teaching letter-sound relationships, blending, word building, multisyllabic decoding, fluency, and more. The volume is packed with engaging classroom activities, many specific examples, and research-based explanations. It offers a complete phonics assessment and clear guidelines for sequencing instruction to give every student a strong foundation for reading. More than 30 reproducible forms and word lists are included in the appendices. Purchasers get access to a webpage where they can download and print the reproducible materials in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size and find a wealth of supplemental teaching resources. See also Bringing Words to Life, Second Edition: Robust Vocabulary Instruction and Creating Robust Vocabulary: Frequently Asked Questions and Extended Examples, by Isabel L. Beck, Margaret G. McKeown, and Linda Kucan, which provide essential tools for K-12 vocabulary instruction.

Key Features:-

  • Six additional chapters covering key topics, including assessment, phonemic awareness, orthography,
  • A complete phonics assessment with administering and scoring guidelines.
  • Downloadable forms and word lists, plus a companion website with rich supplemental resources, includ
  • More classroom examples and "Your Turn" activities, as well as expanded word lists.

More Details about Making Sense Of Phonics The Hows And Whys, 2nd Edition

General Information  
Author(s)Isabel L Beck Et Al
PublisherGuilford Press
Publish YearOctober 2013