Strategies for Struggling Readers

Strategies for Struggling Readers : Step by Step

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For undergraduate/graduate courses in Reading Methods.This text combines "hot" topics with traditional topics to provide a wide range of strategies that effectively assist struggling readers. Unique to this text is the way it presents successful strategies in word identification, comprehension, fluency, and motivation and strategies to assess students in each of these areas. Each strategy is set up with step-by-step directions that explain how it should be implemented.
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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 210.8 x 274.3 x 5.1mm | 254.02g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130225185
  • 9780130225184

Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter begins with an Introduction.)PART I. WHEN STRUGGLING READERS NEED TO IMPROVE INTEREST, ATTITUDE, AND MOTIVATION. The Goldilocks Plan. Talk, Talk, Talk. Book Stacking. Literacy and Computers. Other Media. Professional References for Improving Interest, Attitude, and Motivation. PART II. WHEN STRUGGLING READERS NEED TO IMPROVE WORD RECOGNITION. Language Experience Approach. Reading the Environment. Decoding by Analogy. Sight Word Development-Semantic Organizers. Sight Word Development-Cloze Activities. Vocabulary Development-Multiple-Meaning Words. Professional References for Improving Word Recognition. PART III. WHEN STRUGGLING READERS NEED TO IMPROVE COMPREHENSION. Retelling. Understanding Text Structure. Concept-Oriented Reading Instruction. Breaking Down the Text. Reading Pictures. Prediction Webs and Charts. Where's the Question? Professional References for Improving Comprehension. PART IV. WHEN STRUGGLING READERS NEED TO IMPROVE FLUENCY. Repeated Reading. Readers' Theater. Choral Reading. Listening to Text. Professional References for Improving Fluency. PART V. ASSESSING CHILDREN WHO MAY BE STRUGGLING WITH READING. Assessing Interest, Attitude, and Motivation. Assessing Word Recognition. Assessing Fluency. Professional References for Assessing Children Who May Be Struggling with Reading. APPENDIX: ADDITIONAL FORMS. Form 1. Prediction Web Template. Form 2. Graph for Repeated Readings. Form 3. Listening Center Activities. Form 4. Observation Form. Form 5. The Retelling Profile.
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