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Teaching adults : a literacy resource book

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

Summary: 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.

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

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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
Tutoring strategies
Adult basic education
Instructional strategies
Reading instruction

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Decoda Literacy Library.


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