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The Writing Road to Reading : The Spalding Method of Phonics for Teaching Speech, Writing and Reading
The Writing Road to Reading The Spalding Method of Phonics for Teaching Speech Writing and Reading Author:Romalda Bishop Spalding, Walter T. Spalding How to teach reading and writing? The Spalding program works by first teaching a set of phoneme-letter units Spalding calls phonograms. These phonograms are printed on cards, six to a page, which are taught to the beginning reader/writer. Subsequent chapters cover handwriting, spelling rules, the students' use of individual noteb... more »ooks, and what to focus on at each grade level. This book is applicable to adult learners as well as young children. Originally published in 1957. The 4th revised edition is dated 1990.« less
A long strong case for using intensive phonics method to teach reading is at the front of the book. The rest of the book lays out a plan to teach your child to read using phonics and writing the letters/sounds/words in combination.