This proven approach to reading focuses on the reader making sense of text rather than just sounding out words. It will help parents and teachers read with beginning and discouraged readers in an engaging and non-threatening way. A special section is devoted to helping adolescent non-readers. Parents of pre-schoolers or home-schoolers who use these strategies will be able to guide their children to reading success in a natural way at an early age.
This book is an introduction to family writing. In a nutshell, it is about the importance of personal writing for all age groups. Vera Goodman aims to free writing from an emphasis on accuracy and perfection, to encourage everybody to simply write in his or her own way. This book is about the importance and joy of celebrating writing by making it part of our everyday lives.