Locating and Correcting Reading Difficulties / Edition 8by James L. Shanker, Eldon E. Ekwall, Eldon E. Ekwall, Tony E. Bertauski
Pub. Date: 12/18/2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Updated and revised throughout, this new edition once again provides busy reading instructors with concrete methods for locating and correcting reading difficulties. This well organized book uses clear language to explain the steps involved in understanding the diagnostic/remedial process. Code for marking in oral diagnosis, materials for assessing readers' knowledge of the alphabet, basic sight words and phrases, phonics, structural analysis, and the use of context clues and reading interests are included in helpful appendices. Appropriate for readers interested in Reading Diagnosis and Remediation.
- Prentice Hall
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- Edition description:
- Eighth Edition
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- 8.90(w) x 7.42(h) x 1.14(d)
Table of Contents
II. PREREADING ABILITY.
III. ORAL READING.
3. Incorrect Phrasing.
4. Poor Pronunciation.
7. Inversions or Reversals.
10. Guesses at Words.
11. Voicing, Lip Movements, Finger Pointing, and Head Movements.
IV. DECODING ABILITIES.
13. General Sight Vocabulary Not Up to Grade Level
14. Phonics Difficulties: Consonants.
15. Phonics Difficulties: Vowels.
16. Phonics Difficulties: Blends, Digraphs, or Diphthongs.
17. Structural Analysis Difficulties.
18. Contractions Not Known.
19. Inadequate Ability to Use Context Clues.
V. COMPREHENSION ABILITIES.
21. Comprehension Inadequate.
VI. STUDY SKILLS ABILITIES.
23. Inability to Adjust Reading Rate.
24. High Rate of Reading at the Expense of Accuracy.
25. Inability to Skim or Scan.
26. Inability to Locate Information.
VII. OTHER ABILITIES.
28. Written Recall Limited by Spelling Ability.
A-2: A Phonics Primer.
A-3: Suggestions for Interviewing Parents of Disabled Readers.
APPENDICES FOR LOCATING READING DIFFICULTIES.
B-2: Preparation and Use of Materials for Testing Letter Knowledge.
B-3: Preparation and Use of Materials for the Quick Check for Basic Sight Words.
B-4: Preparation and Use of Materials for Testing Basic Sight Words and Phrases.
B-5: Preparation and Use of Materials for the Quick Survey Word List.
B-6: Preparation and Use of Materials for the Phonics Assessment.
B-7: Preparation and Use of Materials for the Structural Analysis Assessment.
B-8: Preparation and Use of Materials for Testing Knowledge of Contractions.
B-9: Preparation and Use of Materials for Testing Ability to Use Context Clue.
B-10: Preparation and Use of Materials for the Reading Interest Survey.
B-11: Using the Cloze Procedure.
APPENDICES FOR CORRECTING READING DIFFICULTIES.
C-2: Phonograms and Words for Use in Teaching Phonics.
C-3: Words, Sentences, and Stories for Teaching Structural Analysis.
C-4: Prepositional Phrases.
C-5: Prefixes and Suffixes.
C-6: Repeated Readings Chart.
C-7: Precision Reading Form and Charts.
C-8: Charts for Graphing Words per Minute and Comprehension.
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