Why Johnny Can't Read?: And What You Can Do About It (Google eBook)

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Harper Collins, Jan 3, 2012 - Education - 240 pages
11 Reviews
The classic book on phonics--the method of teaching recommended by the U.S. Department of Education. Contains complete materials and instructions on teaching children to read at home.
  

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Review: Why Johnny Can't Read--And What You Can Do About It

User Review  - Aaron Slack - Goodreads

An absolutely fantastic introduction to and summary of phonics, as well as a critique of look-say and whole language. Read full review

Review: Why Johnny Can't Read--And What You Can Do About It

User Review  - Jia Jung - Goodreads

The only reason I read this book is because my father was taught how to read from it (why this came about is a whole 'mother story).and I'm so glad I did. Flesch's impassioned writing had so much ... Read full review

Contents

What Is Phonics?
22
Why Johnny Cant Spell
33
A Cow and Consequences
43
Two Years Wasted
69
Oh Oh Come Come Look Look
79
How Not to Teach Reading
89
Eyewitness Report
100
A Letter to Johnnys Teacher 220
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About the author (2012)

Rudolf Flesch, PhD. is the author of over twenty books including "The Art of Plain Talk" and "Johnny Can't Read.

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