SOURCEBOOK OF PHONOLOGICAL AWARENESS ACTIVITIES, VOLUME 3: CHILDREN'S CLASSIC LITERATURE, GRADES 3 TO 5, 2nd Edition continues to integrate proven phonological awareness activities with children's classic literature for third through fifth grade children to help effectively treat language difficulties and reading problems. Proven awareness activities at the word, syllable, and phoneme levels are provided for classic stories that include Charlotte's Web and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. This invaluable Sourcebook uses the richness of children's classic literature to create an easy-to-use program that can instantly be put into practice to further a third, fourth, or fifth grader's reading success as he or she advances from oral language to proficiency in print.
- Superb phonological awareness activities reinforce skills at the word, syllable, and phoneme level. The edition continues to provide a wealth of proven phonological awareness activities at various levels to ensure students acquire the skills and confidence needed for reading success.
- PHONOLOGICAL AWARENESS ACTIVITIES DIRECTLY CORRESPOND TO READING ALREADY RECOMMENDED IN SCHOOLS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY. Educators save time with the convenience of using literature that's already recommended for third through fifth grade readers.
- ACTIVITES WOVEN AROUND POPULAR CHILDREN'S FAVORITE STORIES ENSURE A RICH AND ENJOYABLE LEARNING EXPERIENCE FOR both EDUCATOR AND STUDENT. This Sourcebook actively engages today's learner as the author skillfully integrates proven learning activities with popular stories such as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone and The Indian in the Cupboard.
- DETAILED rationale clearly explains the importance of including phonological awareness training in emergent literacy and early reading activities. This edition clearly documents how the effectiveness of oral language training in phonological awareness significantly improves when students apply newly acquired phonological awareness skills directly to simple reading.
- STEP-BY-STEP TECHINQUES DEMONSTRATE HOW TO ADAPT EXISTING READING MATERIALS INTO TOOLS FOR phonological awareness training. Today's speech-language specialists, special educators, and parents can benefit from clear, step-by-step guidance in helping children advance from oral language to print.
NEW TO THIS EDITION
- The Second Edition includes a variety of new activities that emphasize phonological awareness at the phoneme level in order to support a child's association of phonemes with graphemes (alphabetic symbols), a process the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) considers essential for developing literacy.
- A new appendix includes numerous examples of curriculum-relevant goals, providing a convenient resource to connect phonological awareness activities to other classroom work and a student's broader educational progress.
- A revised layout and page design make the Second Edition more visually appealing and reader-friendly.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
2. How the Materials are Arranged and Suggestions for Using Them.
3. Phonological Awareness Activities to use with Charlotte's Web.
4. Phonological Awareness Activities to use with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
5. Phonological Awareness Activities to use with Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.
6. Phonological Awareness Activities to use with Henry Huggins.
7. Phonological Awareness Activities to use with Little House on the Prairie.
8. Phonological Awareness Activities to use with Sarah, Plain and Tall.
9. Phonological Awareness Activities to use with The Indian in the Cupboard.
Appendix: Record Sheets.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Candace L. Goldsworthy, Ph.D.
Candace L. Goldsworthy, Professor of Speech-Language Pathology at California State University, Sacramento, received her doctorate from Case Western Reserve University in Ohio. Dr. Goldsworthy is co-director of the Sacramento Scottish Rite Clinic for Childhood Language Disorders and is a partner in the private practice of Speech-Language-Learning Associates. She served as Vice-Chair of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at CSUS for ten years. A frequently requested professional speaker, Dr. Goldsworthy presents workshops on child language and literacy throughout the United States. Dr. Goldsworthy has received numerous professional awards, including Fellow of the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association and Outstanding Teaching Award for the College of Health and Human Services at California State University-Sacramento in 2001. She was also honored as Outstanding Alumna at California State University, Los Angeles in 2003, and received the first ever Distinguished Achievement award by the California Speech-Language Hearing Association in 2009.
Robert A. Pieretti, M.S.
Robert Pieretti, assistant professor of Speech-Language Pathology at California State University, Sacramento, is a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Education at the University of California, Davis, with an emphasis in language, literacy, and culture. Mr. Pieretti completed his B.A. in economics with a language minor at the University of California, Davis, and his M.S. in speech-language pathology at CSUS. He has served for the last ten years as a language, speech, and hearing specialist in the Sacramento City Unified School District, including a term as the district's head specialist. Mr. Pieretti's scholarly interests include language disorders, language-based reading disorders, response to intervention (RTI) models, and English language learners. He has presented numerous talks related to child language and literacy, is an active researcher funded by two block grant fellowships and a professional development grant, and is completing a doctoral dissertation on RTI and English language learners. He has held various positions on the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association's Board of Directors and received the organization's District 2 Outstanding Service Award in 2009.