Ready-to-Use Tools & Materials for Remediating Specific Learning Disabilties: Complete Learning Disabilities Resource Library

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Volume I in the series, Ready-to-Use Information & Materials for Assessing Specific Learning Disabilities (0-87628-279-6 / 978-0-87628-279-3) is a complete reference guide to diagnosing specific learning problems, including a list of behaviors that signal possible learning disabilities. Volume II provides 230 reproducible activities to remediate problems in reading, language arts, and math in grades K-12.

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Overview

Volume I in the series, Ready-to-Use Information & Materials for Assessing Specific Learning Disabilities (0-87628-279-6 / 978-0-87628-279-3) is a complete reference guide to diagnosing specific learning problems, including a list of behaviors that signal possible learning disabilities. Volume II provides 230 reproducible activities to remediate problems in reading, language arts, and math in grades K-12.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787972332
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/8/2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Joan M. Harwell has over 25 years of experience as a regular classroom teacher and a special education teacher for educationally handicapped children in the schools of San Bernadino, CA. She has run several remedial programs for slow learners and is the author of Complete Learning Disabilities Handbook (1987).

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Table of Contents

About This Resource Library v

About Volume II vii

Unit 1 Materials for Children Ages 3 to 7 1

Objectives for Young Students 3

Form for Reporting Assessment Results 4

Scripted Directions for Observing 9

Dittoes #1 through 11 13

Unit 2 Materials for Teaching Beginning Reading and Language Arts 25

Objectives for Level 1.0 to 1.5 27

Vowel Sounds 28

Blending and Unblending Activities 47

The "First 100 Most Used Words" Lists 52

The "Second 100 Most Used Words" Lists 58

Teaching Long Vowel Sounds 61

Learning to Alphabetize by the First Letter of a Word 61

Using Pictures to Write Sentences 65

Writing Simple Stories 65

Number Words 65

Color Words 65

Antonyms 83

Dittoes #12 through 35 30

Unit 3 Materials for Students Functioning at Level 2.0 85

Objectives for Level 2.0 to 2.5 87

Resource Word Lists 88

The "500 Most Used Words" List 101

Turning Words into Mental Images (A Reading Comprehension Skill) 109

Antonyms Revisited 118

Compound Words 118

Teaching Students How to Recognize Questions 127

Contractions 127

Writing Stories in Their Own Words 134

Dittoes #36 through 63 93

Unit 4 Materials for Students Functioning at Level 2.5 to 2.9 135

Objectives for Level 2.5 to 2.9 137

Student's Reminder for Decoding and How to Use It 138

Encouraging LD Students to Become Active Readers 162

The Five Elements of a Good Sentence/Parts of Speech 180

Alphabetizing by First and Second Letters 202

Writing Stories Revisited 202

Dittoes #64 through 128 140

Unit 5 Materials for Students Functioning at Level 3.0 to 4.0 211

Objectives for Level 3.0 to 4.0 213

Upper-Grade Reading Passages and Suggestions for Using Them 214

Finding the Main Idea/Supporting Details 225

Learning to Use a Dictionary 230

Synonyms 240

Harder Antonyms 243

Understanding Cause and Effect Relationships 245

Abbreviations 245

Words with Multiple Meanings 251

Words That Describe Feelings 255

Signal Words 257

Homophones 259

Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes 267

Helping Students Learn Capitalization/Punctuation Rules 277

Understanding Singular and Plural Forms of Nouns 281

Understanding Parts of Speech 281

How Authors Use Words to Paint Pictures/The Role of Adjectives 284

Recognizing Key Words/Using an Index 286

Note-Taking 286

Paragraph Writing 289

Report Writing 303

Understanding Analogies 319

Dittoes #129 through 210 215

Unit 6 Materials for Teaching Advanced Writing 327

Casual Writing 329

Business Writing 332

Creative Writing 337

Expository Writing 343

Persuasive Writing and Speaking 348

Dittoes #211 through 214 341

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