The tenth edition of Principles and Practices of Teaching Reading continues its long tradition of presenting an authoritative, comprehensive, and practical approach to a balanced literacy program. Features of the tenth edition include: Classroom applications such as specific activities and games, explicit lesson plans, suggested school assignments, and examples of decoding and comprehension strategies. Portfolio assignments for students. Inclusion Strategies that provide practical teaching modifications for special-needs children. Literacy website at www.prenhall.com/heilman with additional resources for topics such as word study, comprehension, and emergent literacy.Timothy R. Blair is the author of 'Principles and Practices of Teaching Reading (10th Edition)', published 2001 under ISBN 9780130420831 and ISBN 0130420832.