Louisa Moats

Books by This Author

Speech to Print: Language Essentials for Teachers

This thorough and well-written book ties textbook theory to classroom practice, transcribing the process of learning how to read-from speech to print! Working through the exercises will enable you to recognize, understand, and solve problems that children encounter when learning to read and write. Self-tests are included within the chapters for you to rehearse the language skills presented. Complete with case studies, field-tested lesson plans and their adaptations, and extensive appendices of answer keys, Speech to Print is your indispensable course in the art of language.

Speech to Print: Language Essentials for Teachers

This thorough and well-written book ties textbook theory to classroom practice, transcribing the process of learning how to read-from speech to print! Working through the excercises will enable you to recognize, understand, and solve problems that children encounter when learning to read and write.

Straight Talk About Reading : How Parents Can Make a Difference During the Early Years

Today's parents are increasingly concerned about the reading and spelling skills taught in schools and are taking charge of their children's education. Full of ideas and suggestions­­--from innovative preschool exercises to techniques that older children can use to increase reading speed and comprehension--­­Straight Talk About Reading will instantly help any parent lay a solid foundation for their child's formative educational years.

Straight Talk About Reading: How Parents Can Make a Difference During The Early Years

Hall, a concerned parent, and Moats, a Harvard-educated teacher, have written a well-intentioned resource for parents concerned about children who have difficulty reading. While they address the need to read aloud to children as infants, their book focuses primarily on the needs of preschool and elementary school children. The authors recommend early exposure to reading in order to aid children in their cognitive development and familiarize them with a wide range of vocabulary, the structure of printed words, and story development.

Straight Talk About Reading: How Parents Can Make a Difference During the Early Years

Today's parents are increasingly concerned about the reading and spelling skills taught in schools and are taking charge of their children's education. Full of ideas and suggestions — from innovative preschool exercises to techniques that older children can use to increase reading speed and comprehension — Straight Talk About Reading will instantly help any parent lay a solid foundation for their child's formative educational years.

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