Watch phase observation in action as Richard Gentry demonstrates the power of looping assessment and instruction. Gentry's book, Breakthrough in Beginning Reading and Writing, and 57-minute DVD show how to pinpoint each child's phase of literacy development, tailor instruction to move the child forward, and set realistic expectations for growth.
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Sample Clip #2: (4 min. 26 sec.)
See Gentry as he works with Aileen on a Phase 2 reading and writing lesson. In this clip, he demonstrates using adult underwriting under her actual writing samples.