Explaining Reading, Second Edition: A Resource for Teaching Concepts, Skills, and Strategies / Edition 2

Explaining Reading, Second Edition: A Resource for Teaching Concepts, Skills, and Strategies / Edition 2

by Gerald G. Duffy
     
 

Duffy, a former classroom teacher and professor emeritus at Michigan State University, shows how to explain 22 major reading skills, related to vocabulary development, comprehension, word recognition, and fluency, to students having trouble learning to read. Ways to explain each skill are illustrated with examples that teachers can use as starting points for… See more details below

Overview

Duffy, a former classroom teacher and professor emeritus at Michigan State University, shows how to explain 22 major reading skills, related to vocabulary development, comprehension, word recognition, and fluency, to students having trouble learning to read. Ways to explain each skill are illustrated with examples that teachers can use as starting points for developing lessons tailored to student needs. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606230756
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
03/13/2009
Series:
Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
5 - 13 Years

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Table of Contents

I. Background to Explaining

1. The Foundation: Keeping the Main Thing the Main Thing

2. Skills and Strategies to Be Learned

3. Explaining the Forest as Well as the Trees

4. How to Use Part II of This Book

5. Decisions, Decisions, Decisions!

II. Examples of How to Explain

Examples for Explaining Vocabulary

 Example 1. Teaching Word Meanings Directly

 Example 2. Using Semantic Maps to Develop Word Meaning

 Example 3. Using Context to Figure Out Word Meanings

 Example 4. Structural Analysis

Examples for Explaining Comprehension Strategies

 Example 5. Predicting

 Example 6. Monitoring, Questioning, and Repredicting

 Example 7. Imaging

 Example 8. Inferring

 Example 9. Look-Backs as Fix-It Strategies

 Example 10. Main Ideas

 Example 11. Theme

 Example 12. Summarizing

 Example 13. Drawing Conclusions

 Example 14. Evaluating

 Example 15. Synthesizing

Examples for Explaining Word Recognition

 Example 16. Attending to Print Detail

 Example 17. Recognizing Words at Sight

 Example 18. Phonemic Awareness

 Example 19. Letter–Sound Association

 Example 20. Decoding by Analogy

 Example 21. Context and Phonics in Combination

Examples for Explaining Fluency

 Example 22. Quick Recognition of Look-Alike Words

 Example 23. Intonation and Phrasing

Appendix: Additional Practical Teaching Resources

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