Effective Reading Strategies

Effective Reading Strategies : Teaching Children Who Find Reading Difficult

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This text is appropriate for undergraduate and graduate Reading Diagnosis and Remediation courses, courses in meeting individual needs in reading, or as a supplement in clinical courses.This practical text clearly defines the reading and writing process and demonstrates how to assist students with reading difficulties. It offers an easy-to-read format that includes an extensive and rich digest of instructional strategies that have been proven effective in helping children who experience difficulty in learning to read. Strategies and stories in teachers' voices help make this book useful and inviting.show more

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  • Paperback | 343 pages
  • 190.8 x 231.6 x 16.8mm | 602.15g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130996696
  • 9780130996695

Table of contents

1. New Perspectives on Helping Students Become Literate. 2. The Instructional Framework. 3. Developing Positive Attitudes about Reading. 4. Early Intervention. 5. Word Recognition. 6. Nurturing Fluent Reading. 7. Building Vocabulary. 8. Comprehension Development with Literary Text. 9. Comprehension Development with Nonfiction Text. 10. Writing Development. 11. Putting It All Together: Making Reading Programs That Work. 12. Involving Parents in Children's Reading. 13. Determining Instructional Needs: Observing Readers In Action. Appendix A: Award-Winning Books. Appendix B: Poetry and Rhymes for Reading. Appendix C: Predictable Pattern Books. Appendix D: Series Books. Appendix E: Alphabet, Number, and Other Concept Books. Appendix F: Common Word Families. Appendix G: Maze and Cloze Activities. Appendix H: Internet Sites. Appendix I: Sources of Information on Word Histories and Word Play. Appendix J: Meaningful Prefixes, Suffixes and Word Parts. Appendix K: Magazines for Children. Appendix L: Bookmaking Ideas. Appendix M: Sample Letter to Parents. Appendix N: Professional Resources. References. Author Index. Subject Index. About the Authors.show more

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