Introduction to teaching reading [PrimTEd Teaching Reading study guide 1]

This is a short introductory overview of the teaching of reading. It introduces some of the terminology and key concepts associated with literacy and the teaching of reading. Outlines are provided of the key processes in learning to read and of the necessary components of effective reading instruction programmes. It includes short self-tests for each unit in the Guide. As an introductory overview it does not provide specific instruction on the techniques used in teaching reading and writing, whether for home language or in a first additional language.