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Teaching adults : a literacy resource book / developmental editor: Terrie Lipke.

Lipke, Terrie. (Added Author). ProLiteracy America. (Added Author).


This resource is "designed to provide tutors and teachers with knowledge and instructional tools to meet the diverse needs of learners. It pulls together many of the best instructional strategies that have been proven effective for helping adults improve their literacy skills. It includes background information on literacy as well as 80 specific activities that tutors can use with literacy learners." p. 8.
"Excellent resource for tutors. Step-by-step instructions are given for activities that will assist learners with reading, vocabulary, comprehension and writing at all levels. Methods for evaluating a learner's progress are very helpful." - January 2013 Exemplary Literacy Materials Online Reviews.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781564203434
  • Physical Description: 188 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
  • Edition: [Rev. ed.]
  • Publisher: Syracuse NY : New Readers Press, 2013.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Adult literacy -- Adults as learners -- The starting point -- Choosing materials -- Using language experience -- Developing fluent reading -- Recognizing words: alphabetics, phonics, and word parts -- Building vocabulary -- Developing reading comprehension -- Writing for meaning -- Improving spelling -- Pulling it all together: lesson planning -- Evaluating progress -- Appendixes.
Subject: Functional literacy > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Functional literacy > Study and teaching > Activity programs.
Reading (Adult education)
English language > Composition and exercises.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Decoda Literacy Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Decoda Literacy Library 374.012 T43 2013 (Text) 35410000027623 General Collection Volume hold Available -

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