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

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Harper Collins, Jan 3, 2012 - Education - 240 pages
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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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User Review  - charlie68 - LibraryThing

This book strengthens my belief that phonics is important in teaching a child to read. Still though some questions remains, I grew up in the '70s and I remember taking phonics unless the whole word ... Read full review

Book is excellent!

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This book was written in 1961 but the process still holds true. It remains to be seen whether or not this will work with our daughter but Im happy to try this out.Thanks! 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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