Teaching Ideas

February 2001
Reading Teacher;Feb2001, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p474
Academic Journal
Presents several programs and methods for teaching reading in elementary students. Let's Read Together program by Jo Ann Miles and John D. Sweetland; Tag Reading program by Susan Hoeck-Buehler; Readers Theatre program by Barbara Ryan Larkin.


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