40 Ways to Support Struggling Readers in Content Classrooms, Grades 6-12

40 Ways to Support Struggling Readers in Content Classrooms, Grades 6-12

by Elaine K. McEwan-Adkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412952050

ISBN-13: 9781412952057

Pub. Date: 04/03/2007

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Provides 40 research-based methods with suggestions for easy implementation to help struggling readers, and features three tables of contents (traditional, topical, and problem-solving) formatted for quick reference.  See more details below

Overview

Provides 40 research-based methods with suggestions for easy implementation to help struggling readers, and features three tables of contents (traditional, topical, and problem-solving) formatted for quick reference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412952057
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/03/2007
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

Problem-Solution Table of Contents
Topical Table of Contents
List of Instructional Aids
Preface
Acknowledgements
About the Author
1. Teach the Seven Strategies of Highly Effective Readers
2. Engage in Teacher and Student Think-Alouds Daily
3. Teach Students How to Activate Prior Knowledge and Make Connections to New Knowledge
4. Teach Students How to Infer
5. Teach Students How to Monitor Their Comprehension
6. Teach Students How to Ask Questions
7. Teach Students How to Question the Author
8. Teach Students How to Search and Select
9. Teach Students How to Summarize
10. Teach Students How to Graphically Organize Text and Concepts by Chunking
11. Use and Teach Concept Maps
12. Teach Students How to Mark Text as They Read
13. Provide Advance Organizers Before Lessons
14. Use the I Do It, We Do It, You Do It Lesson Plan
15. Provide Models, Examples, and Nonexamples
16. Preview and Preteach Critical Concepts and Vocabulary
17. Check Frequently for Understanding
18. Assess for Learning and for Grading
19. Use and Teach Content Vocabulary Daily
20. Teach Academic Vocabulary
21. Teach Vocabulary Using Graphic Organizers
22. Reduce the Cognitive Load
23. Teach the Structure of Your Discipline
24. Use Easy Nonfiction to Build Background Knowledge
25. Determine What's Hard for Students and Teach It
26. Provide Easy-to-Read Short Articles Based on Content Standards
27. Assign Oral-Assisted Repeated Reading of Content Text
28. Use a Variety of Oral Reading Approaches
29. Vary Your Models, Moves, and Activities
30. Design Interactive Lessons
31. Use the Cooperative Learning Model
32. Create Content-Based Cooperative Games and Activities
33. Vary Your Seating and Grouping Arrangements
34. Give Students Reasons for Reading
35. Develop and Use Scoring Rubrics
36. Increase Wait Time
37. Build In Frequent Processing Breaks
38. Use and Teach Mnemonic Devices
39. Schedule Writing in Response to Reading on a Regular Basis
40. Expect Students to Activate, Connect, and Summarize Daily
Conclusion
References
Index

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >