100 Activities for Developing Readers: Patterns and Applications for Word Recognition, Fluency, and Comprehension / Edition 2

100 Activities for Developing Readers: Patterns and Applications for Word Recognition, Fluency, and Comprehension / Edition 2

by Barbara J. Fox
     
 


This book offers readers a plethora of activities for teaching the five components of a good reading program: phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. Unlike other books that describe a series of activities without any clear point, each chapter in this book explains how activities contribute to fluent reading.

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This book offers readers a plethora of activities for teaching the five components of a good reading program: phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. Unlike other books that describe a series of activities without any clear point, each chapter in this book explains how activities contribute to fluent reading.

New and practicing teachers will find an overview of what each component looks like from a classroom perspective with suggestions for informal assessment. Also included are best practices for teaching each of the five components, best practices for teaching English language learners, and best practices for working with struggling readers. The book is full of citations from professional literature, which makes it appropriate for teachers who are expected to make instructional choices based on research evidence.

FEATURES:

  • Describes how phonemic awareness, phonics and vocabulary contribute to fluency, and how automatic word recognition and fluency contribute to comprehension-Gives the reader a clear conceptual framework for implementing classroom practices.
  • Offers a plethora of easy-to-implement teaching appropriate for children in classrooms from kindergarten through fifth grade-The wide range of activities makes this book a useful resource for preservice teachers who do not know the grade they will teach and inservice teachers in graduate courses or in the classroom, as well as for coaches (or mentors) in the elementary school.
  • Boxed features describing best practices for teaching (1) the major components of reading, (2) English language learners and (3) struggling readers-Best practices give the reader guidance for improving classroom practices specifically tailored to teaching each component, English learners and struggling readers.
  • Informal assessments in each chapter-Suggestions for informal assessments provide classroom-appropriate methods that can be used for formative and summative evaluations of student learning.
  • Activities give the reader advice on grouping, provide a list of material, and include step-by-step directions-Clear, reader friendly explanations give the reader all the information needed to implement activities, thereby making it easier for the reader to use activities in the classroom.

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    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780131561328
    Publisher:
    Pearson
    Publication date:
    07/13/2007
    Edition description:
    New Edition
    Pages:
    244
    Sales rank:
    1,314,019
    Product dimensions:
    8.20(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.50(d)
    Age Range:
    18 Years

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1 - Phonemic Awareness
    Phonemic Awareness Contributes to Vocabulary
    Rhyme Awareness and Phonemic Awareness
    17 Activities to Develop Rhyme Awareness, Beginning Sound Awareness, Segmenting, and Blending
    Informal Assessment or Additional Practices for Observing and Developing Phonemic Awareness
    Phonemic Awareness in the Classroom

    Chapter 2 - Phonics
    Phonics Contribute to Vocabulary and Fluency
    Letter-Sound Patterns
    17 Activities to Develop Decoding
    Informal Assessment or Additional Practices for Observing and Developing Good Decoders
    Phonics in the Classroom

    Chapter 3 - Decoding with Structural Analysis
    Structural Analysis Contributes to Vocabulary and Fluency
    The Structure of Complex Words
    17 Activities to Develop Decoding with Structural Analysis
    Informal Assessment or Additional Practices for Observing and Developing Decoding with Structural Analysis
    Structural Analysis in the Classroom

    Chapter 4 - Meaning Vocabulary
    Vocabulary Makes Fluent Reading and Comprehension Possible
    The Words That Matter the Most
    16 Activities to Develop Meaning Vocabulary
    Informal Assessment or Additional Practices for Observing and Developing Vocabulary
    Vocabulary in the Classroom

    Chapter 5 - Oral Reading Fluency
    Fluency Contributes to Comprehension
    Text That Makes It Easier to Develop Fluency
    17 Activities to Develop Oral Reading Fluency
    Informal Assessment or Additional Practices for Developing Oral Reading Fluency
    Fluency in the Classroom

    Chapter 6 - Comprehension
    Fluent Reading Opens the Door to Comprehension
    Comprehension Strategies
    16 Activities to Develop Comprehension
    Informal Assessment or Additional Practices for Observing and Developing Comprehension
    Comprehension in the Classroom

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