Fast Start: Getting Ready to Read: A Research-Based, Send-Home Literacy Program With 60 Reproducible Poems and Activities That Ensures a Great Start in Reading for Every Child (Paperback)

Fast Start: Getting Ready to Read: A Research-Based, Send-Home Literacy Program With 60 Reproducible Poems and Activities That Ensures a Great Start in Reading for Every Child By Nancy Padak, Timothy V. Rasinski Cover Image
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An easy-to-use early intervention program that takes only ten minutes each night! Parents and children engage in repeated reading of poems, and then they complete a quick, skillbuilding activity. This ready-to-use, research-proven resource includes more than 100 poems and companion activities, 30 motivational stickers, plus reproducible family letters, certificates, bookmarks, and reading logs. Authors are sought-after presenters and have written many professional books, including 3-Minute Reading Assessments, Fast Start for Early Readers and The Principal's Essential Guide to Literacy in the Elementary School.

About the Author


Dr. Timothy V. Rasinski is a professor of education in the Department of Teaching, Leadership, and Curriculum Studies. Dr. Rasinski teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in literacy education. His major interests include working with children who find reading difficult, phonics and reading fluency instruction, and teacher development in literacy education. He has published over 100 articles and 10 books on various aspects of reading education. A past editor of The Reading Teacher, the most widely read journal in reading education in the world, Dr. Rasinski is currently an editor for the Journal of Literacy Research. Rasinski has served as president of the College Reading Association and he currently serves on the Board of Directors of the International Reading Association.


Dr. Timothy Rasinski is a Professor of Education in the Department of Teaching, Leadership, and Curriculum Studies. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in literacy education. His major interests include working with children who find reading difficult, phonics and reading fluency instruction, and teacher development in literacy education. He has published over 100 articles and 10 books on various aspects of reading education. Dr. Rasinski is past editor of "The Reading Teacher "and is currently an editor for the "Journal of Literacy Research," He has served as president of the Colleg


Product Details
ISBN: 9780545031790
ISBN-10: 0545031796
Publisher: Scholastic Professional
Publication Date: October 1st, 2008
Pages: 144
Language: English