Although this book promotes a balanced approach for the introductory courses for reading, it has long been recognized as a leader in phonics instruction. This tenth edition strengthens the book’s reputation and serves as an authoritative and practical guide to teaching reading. Throughout the text readers will experience a wealth of classroom applications in the form of activities and games, detailed lesson plans, and examples of decoding and comprehension strategies. A three-part organization covers the foundations of literacy instruction, teaching students to become strategic readers, and implementing a literacy program. For elementary school reading teachers.