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Reading Skills Problem Solver : Ready-to-Use Strategies and Activity Sheets for Correcting All Types of Reading Problems

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Written by a nationally known authority in reading instruction, this comprehensive practical resource gives classroom teachers and reading specialists everything they need to quickly correct or remediate all types of common reading problems encountered in grades 3 and up.
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  • Paperback | 356 pages
  • 214.9 x 272.8 x 23.9mm | 1,025.13g
  • Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0130422061
  • 9780130422064
  • 1,793,646

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Written by a nationally known authority in reading instruction, this comprehensive practial resource gives classroom teachers andreading specialists everything they need to quickly correct orremediate all types of common reading problems encountered ingrades 3 and up.

Included are over 260 tested techniques and activity sheets forcorrecting 35 specific problems in seven major reading skill areas- from poor visual memory and mastery of consonant sounds, todifficulty identifying the main idea in a paragraph.

For easy use, materials are printed in a big 81/4 x 11"spiral-bound format that folds flat for photocopying of over 150reproducible pages and organized into seven convenient sections byskill area. Here's just a sample of the specific, ready-to-use helpyou'll find in each section:

SOLVING PROBLEMS IN SIGHT WORLD KNOWLEDGE gives you avariety of proven strategies for building this skillm such as thelanguage experience approach, repeated readings, and echo reading... plus games and reproducibles like "Sight Word Bingo," "Stealthe Words," "Sight Word Crossword Puzzle," and "Sight Word Searchwith an Animal Theme."
SOLVING PROBLEMS IN PHONIC ANALYSIS features a wealth ofcorrective techniques such as rhyming word pairs, sortingactivities, and open-ended songs ... and games and activity sheetslike "Guess the Mystery Word," "Phonic Rummy," and "ConsonantDigraph Riddles."
SOLVING PROBLEMS IN STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS provides strategiesfor teaching word structure, such as illustrating compound words ina humorous way, sorting prefixes and suffixes, and using word rootsto create new words ... plus games and activity sheets like"Baseball Using Prefixes and Suffixes," "Determing Real orMake-Believe Compound Words," and "Unscrambling Syllables."
SOLVING PROBLEMS IN CONTEXTUAL ANALYSIS offers strategies tohelp students learn to use context clues to identify unknown words, such as using heteronyms, making a tape-recorded passage, andlistening and self-correcting reading miscues ... and reproducibleslike "Determining Nonsense Words from Context" and "Selecting theCorrect Word from Science Using Contextual Analysis."
SOLVING PROBLEMS IN LITERAL COMPREHENSION provides amultitude of techniques for strengthening this skill, includingsemantic webs and maps, placing items in sequence, and illustratingmain ideas and supporting details .. plus activity sheets such as"Answering Questions from a Menu," "Putting Story Events in CorrectOrder," and "Choosing Titles for a Paragraph,"
SOLVING PROBLEMS IN INTERPRETIVE COMPREHENSION presents amultitude of corrective techniques, such as think-alouds, drawingconclusions and generalizatios, and visualizing while reading ...as well as reproducibles like "Does This Make Sense?," "Identifyingthe Mood of a Sentence," and "Determining Character Traits."
SOLVING PROBLEMS IN CRITICAL THINKING helps you developstudents' ability to evaluate what they read through pictureanalysis, underlining newspaper editorials, and examining ads ...plus activity sheets such as "Making Judgments About and Author'sQualifications," "Comparing Two Passages Using a Venn Diagram," and"Determining Which Propaganda Technique Is Used."

Moreover, to help you provide additional reinforcement ofimportant reading skills, READING SKILLS PROBLEM SOLVER alsoincludes entensive lists of trade books, print resources, andwebsites related to each major reading skill area.
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Table of contents

The Practical Help This Resource Provides.


Solving Problems in Sight Word Knowledge.


Solving Problems in Phonic Analysis.


Solving Problems in Structural Analysis.


Solving Problems in Contextual Analysis.


Solving Problems in Literal Comprehension.


Solving Problems in Interpretive Comprehension.


Solving Problems in Critical Reading.
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About Wilma H. Miller

Wilma H. Mil1er, Ed.D., has written nearly 200 published journal articles on various aspects of reading and has authored numerous books on the topic, including Alternative Assessment Techniques in Reading & Writing (1995), Ready-to-Use Activities & Materials for Improving Content Reading Skills (1999), and The Reading Teacher's Survival Kit (2001), all published by The Center for Applied Research in Education.
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