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Locating and Correcting Reading Difficulties / Edition 7
     

Locating and Correcting Reading Difficulties / Edition 7

by James L. Shanker
 

ISBN-10: 0138629625

ISBN-13: 9780138629625

Pub. Date: 11/07/1997

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

This popular book's twenty-nine chapters are divided into six major sections once again provide busy pre-service and in-service reading teachers the essential tools they need–specific, concrete methods–for helping struggling readers become successful readers. KEY TOPICS The authors' easy-to-read language effectively explains what to do in

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This popular book's twenty-nine chapters are divided into six major sections once again provide busy pre-service and in-service reading teachers the essential tools they need–specific, concrete methods–for helping struggling readers become successful readers. KEY TOPICS The authors' easy-to-read language effectively explains what to do in the diagnostic/remedial process; and twenty-four exceptionally thorough appendices offer hands-on tools for doing it. While individual instruction is clearly identified as the ideal, numerous strategies are also offered for both small- and large-group instruction. Emphasis is on direct instruction, motivational learning activities, and “practice, practice, practice.” For elementary school reading teachers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780138629625
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
11/07/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
522
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.95(d)

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Table of Contents

Preparation and Use of Materials for How to Use This Book
Reading Diagnosis Chart
Making Your Own Diagnosis Kit from the Appendices
Introduction: Important Principles and a Useful Method for Teaching Students with Reading Difficulties

PART ONE: EMERGENT LITERACY SKILLS
1. Developing Phonemic Awareness
2. Developing Alphabet Knowledge

PART TWO: DECODING SKILLS
3. Developing Sight Vocabulary
4. Developing Phonics Knowledge: Consonants
5. Developing Phonics Knowledge: Vowels
6. Developing Phonics Knowledge: Blends, Digraphs, or Diphthongs
7. Developing Structural Analysis
8. Developing Knowledge of Contractions
9. Developing Ability to Use Context Clues

PART THREE: FLUENCY AND SPECIFIC ORAL READING DIFFICULTIES
10. Developing Reading Fluency
11. Improving Poor Pronunciation
12. Decreasing Omissions
13. Decreasing Repetitions
14. Decreasing Inversions or Reversals
15. Decreasing Insertions
16. Decreasing Substitutions
17. Decreasing Guessing at Words
18. Decreasing Word-by-Word Reading
19. Limiting Incorrect Phrasing
20. Decreasing Voicing, Lip Movements, Finger Pointing, and Head Movements

PART FOUR: COMPREHENSION SKILLS

21. Developing Vocabulary Knowledge
22. Improving Comprehension
PART FIVE: STUDY SKILLS AND OTHER ABILITIES
23. Developing Reading Speed
24. Developing the Ability to Adjust Reading Rate
25. Reading at anAppropriate Rate for Comprehending
26. Developing Skimming and Scanning Ability
27. Developing Ability to Locate Information
28. Developing Dictionary Skills
29. Developing Spelling Skills

APPENDICES FOR LOCATING READING DIFFICULTIES

A-1 Code for Marking in Oral Diagnosis
A-2 Preparation and Use of Materials for Testing Phonemic Awareness
A-3 Preparation and Use of Materials for Testing Letter Knowledge
A-4 Preparation and Use of Materials for the Quick Check for Basic Sight Words
A-5 Preparation and Use of Materials for Testing Basic Sight Words and Phrases
A-6 Preparation and Use of Materials for the Graded Word Lists Sight Vocabulary Assessment
A-7 Preparation and Use of Materials for the Phonics Assessment
A-8 Preparation and Use of Materials for the Structural Analysis Assessment
A-9 Preparation and Use of Materials for Testing Knowledge of Contractions
A-10 Preparation and Use of Materials for the Quick Survey Word List
A-11 Preparation and Use of Materials for Testing Ability to Use Context
A-12 Preparation and Use of Materials for Testing Ability to Use Context Clues: Multiple Meanings Word Assessment
A-13 Preparation and Use of Materials for Determining Reading Rate
A-14 Preparation and Use of Materials for Estimating a Reading Comprehension Level
A-15 Preparation and Use of Materials for the Reading Interest Surveys

APPENDICES FOR CORRECTING READING DIFFICULTIES

B-1 Books for Emergent Readers
B-2 Basic Sight Word Sentences
B-3 A Phonics Primer
B-4 Phonogram Lists
B-5 Words for Teaching Short and Long Vowels
B-6 Words, Sentences, and Stories for Teaching Structural Analysis
B-7 Prepositional Phrases
B-8 Prefixes and Suffixes
B-9 Using the Cloze Procedure
B-10 Repeated Readings Chart
B-11 Precision Reading Form and Charts
B-12 Charts for Graphing Words per Minute and Comprehension
B-13 Suggestions for Interviewing Parents of Disabled Readers
Glossary
Index

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