Reading Their Way A Balance of Phonics and Whole Language by Dorothy J. Donat

Cover of: Reading Their Way | Dorothy J. Donat

Published by ScarecrowEducation .

Written in English

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  • English language readers,
  • Organization & management of education,
  • Teaching of a specific subject,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • English,
  • Language Experience Approach,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Reading,
  • Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Reading,
  • Administration - General,
  • Phonetics & Phonics,
  • Reading (Early childhood)

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11321059M
ISBN 100810845482
ISBN 109780810845480

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