Handbook of Reading Interventions

Handbook of Reading Interventions

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Handbook of Reading Interventions

Comprehensive, authoritative, and designed for practical utility, this handbook presents evidence-based approaches for helping struggling readers and those at risk for literacy difficulties or delays. Leading experts explain how research on all aspects of literacy translates into innovative classroom practices. Chapters include clear descriptions of effective interventions for word recognition, spelling, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing, complete with concrete examples and teaching scripts. Coverage also encompasses preschool literacy instruction and interventions for older readers, English language learners, and students with learning disabilities, as well as peer-mediated and tutoring approaches.

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ISBN-13: 9781462509478
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 02/22/2013
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 436
Sales rank: 459,334
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range: Up to 15 Years

Table of Contents

1. Introduction, Patricia F. Vadasy and Rollanda E. O’Connor
2. Phoneme Awareness and the Alphabetic Principle, Rollanda E. O’Connor
3. Preschool Foundations for Reading and Writing Success, Theresa A. Roberts
4. Phases in Reading Words and Phonics Interventions, Louise Spear-Swerling
5. Morphemic Approaches for Reading Words, Terezinha Nunes and Peter Bryant
6. Teaching Spelling to Students with Learning Difficulties, Michael M. Gerber and Catherine Richards-Tutor
7. Making Vocabulary Interventions Engaging and Effective, Margaret G. McKeown and Isabel L. Beck
8. Fluency Problems: When, Why, and How to Intervene, Roxanne Hudson
9. Main Idea and Summarization Instruction to Improve Reading Comprehension, Asha K. Jitendra and Meenakshi Gajria
10. Metacognition to Improve Reading Comprehension, Janette K. Klingner, Ann Morrison, and Amy Eppolito
11. Teaching Narrative and Expository Text Structure to Improve Comprehension, Joanna P. Williams and Lisa S. Pao
12. Peer-Mediated Approaches, Mary Abbott, Charles R. Greenwood, Jay Buzhardt, Howard P. Wills, and Barbara Terry
13. Supplemental Reading Instruction by Paraeducators and Tutors: Recent Research and Applications, Patricia F. Vadasy
14. On the Comprehension and Production of Written Texts: Instructional Activities That Support Content-Area Literacy, Ralph P. Ferretti and Susan De La Paz
15. Cultural Aspects of Teaching Reading with Latino English Language Learners, Michael J. Orosco and Rollanda E. O’Connor
16. Teaching Older Students to Read, Rollanda E. O’Connor and Vanessa Goodwin

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