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Improving Reading : Strategies and Resources,9780757514531

Improving Reading : Strategies and Resources

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Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9780757514531

ISBN10:
0757514537
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/30/2009
Publisher(s):
Kendall Hunt Pub Co
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Table of Contents

Preface xv
About the Authors xix
Acknowledgments xxi
Motivation, Engagement, and Attitudes
1(80)
Overview
2(2)
Lack of Motivation and Engagement
4(13)
Strategy 1: Reading Role Models
5(1)
Strategy 2: Motivation to Read Profile: Reading Survey
6(5)
Strategy 3: Thumbs-Up or Thumbs-Down
11(1)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
11(6)
Negative Attitude Toward Reading
17(16)
Strategy 1: Attitude Surveys
18(11)
Strategy 2: Picture Book Songs
29(1)
Strategy 3: Using Humor
29(3)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
32(1)
Limited Reading Interests
33(10)
Strategy 1: Interest Inventory
34(5)
Strategy 2: Book Talks
39(1)
Strategy 3: Using Popular Culture
40(1)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
41(2)
Low Confidence in Reading Ability
43(9)
Strategy 1: Reader Self-Perception Scale
43(5)
Strategy 2: We-Can Charts
48(1)
Strategy 3: Cushioning
48(2)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
50(2)
Reluctant to Set Goals
52(29)
Strategy 1: Daily Reading Record
52(3)
Strategy 2: Genre Charts
55(1)
Strategy 3: Challenging Book Calendar
55(3)
Strategy 4: Purposes of Literacy in Life Survey
58(3)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
61(3)
Chapter 1 Resources
64(17)
Oral Language, Phonemic Awareness, and Beginning Reading
81(78)
Overview
82(2)
Oral Language
84(3)
Concepts About the Nature and Purpose of Reading
87(3)
Assessing Alphabet Knowledge
90(10)
Strategy 1: Determining Alphabet Knowledge
94(3)
Strategy 2: Determining Alphabet Production
97(3)
Auditory Discrimination
100(6)
Strategy 1: Determining Auditory Discrimination Ability
103(3)
Concept of a Word
106(4)
Strategy 1: Counting Words
108(1)
Strategy 2: Sequencing Words in Familiar Text
109(1)
Rhyming
110(5)
Syllabic Awareness
115(4)
Strategy 1: Segmenting Syllables
115(2)
Strategy 2: Blending Syllables
117(1)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
117(2)
Alphabetic Principle
119(2)
Onsets and Rimes
121(6)
Strategy 1: Segmenting Onsets and Rimes
122(1)
Strategy 2: Blending Onsets and Rimes
123(1)
Strategy 3: Show and Tell a Word
123(2)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
125(2)
Phonemic Awareness
127(16)
Strategy 1: Developing Phoneme Segmentation Through Invented Spelling
128(2)
Strategy 2: Sound Boxes for Segmenting Phonemes
130(9)
Strategy 3: Word Game Assessment for Segmenting Phonemes
139(2)
Strategy 4: Blending Phonemes
141(1)
Strategy 5: Blending Pathways
141(1)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
142(1)
Visual Discrimination
143(4)
Strategy 1: Letters
144(1)
Strategy 2: Words
144(1)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
145(2)
Letter and Word Reversals
147(3)
Sense of Story
150(9)
Strategy 1: Story Structure for Younger Students
151(1)
Strategy 2: Predicting Story Structure
152(1)
Strategy 3: Story Structure
153(1)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
154(2)
Chapter 2 Resources
156(3)
Phonics, Decoding, and Word Identification
159(88)
Overview
160(2)
Phonics: Consonants
162(7)
Strategy 1: Explicit Phonics
163(1)
Strategy 2: Ear to Eye Phonics
164(1)
Strategy 3: Using Alphabet Books
165(1)
Strategy 4: Using Whole Text
166(1)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
166(3)
Phonics: Vowels
169(4)
Strategy 1: Short i
170(1)
Strategy 2: Long e
171(1)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
171(2)
Word Patterns and Word Building
173(4)
Strategy 1: Making Words
174(1)
Strategy 2: Phonogram -ay
175(1)
Strategy 3: Phonogram -ill
175(1)
Strategy 4: Making Your Own Words
176(1)
Structural Analysis
177(11)
Strategy 1: Inflectional Endings for Younger Students
177(1)
Strategy 2: Inflectional Endings
178(1)
Strategy 3: The Nifty Thrifty Fifty
179(1)
Strategy 4: Affixes
180(1)
Strategy 5: Contractions
180(1)
Strategy 6: Compound Words
181(1)
Strategy 7: Decoding Polysyllabic Words
181(1)
Strategy 8: Syllabication
182(1)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
183(5)
Basic Sight Words
188(6)
Strategy 1: Word Wall
189(1)
Strategy 2: Explicit Instruction
190(1)
Strategy 3: Pattern Books
190(1)
Strategy 4: Learning through Repetition
191(1)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
192(2)
Sight Vocabulary
194(3)
Strategy 1: Sight Words
195(1)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
195(2)
Using Context to Predict Known Words
197(4)
Strategy 1: Word Prediction
198(1)
Strategy 2: Advanced Word Prediction
199(1)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
200(1)
Dictionary: Word Pronunciation
201(11)
Strategy 1: Arrangement of Alphabet in Dictionaries
202(1)
Strategy 2: Alphabetical Order
203(1)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
204(1)
Strategy 3: Guide Words
205(3)
Strategy 4: Pronunciation Symbols
208(1)
Strategy 5: Pronouncing Unknown Words
209(2)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
211(1)
Lack of Flexible Word-Identification Strategies
212(2)
Strategy 1: CSSR: Context, Structure, Sound, Reference
213(1)
Ineffective Use of Word-Identification Strategies
214(33)
Strategy 1: Be Flexible
215(2)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
217(1)
Chapter 3 Resources
218(29)
Fluency and Effective Oral Reading
247(40)
Overview
248(1)
Oral Reading as Assessment
248(3)
Lack of Fluency
251(4)
Lack of Fluency: Incorrect Phrasing
255(2)
Failure to Attempt Unknown Words
257(3)
Meaning-Changing Substitutions
260(2)
Nonmeaning-Changing Substitutions
262(1)
Nonword Substitutions
263(2)
Repetitions of Words or Phrases
265(1)
Meaning-Changing Omissions
266(1)
Nonmeaning-Changing Omissions
267(1)
Excessive Use of Phonics
268(1)
Excessive Use of Background
269(18)
Oral Reading as Performance
271(2)
Taking Account of Dialects
273(2)
Chapter 4 Resources
275(12)
Vocabulary Development and Extension
287(56)
Overview
288(2)
Extending Meaning Vocabulary
290(12)
Strategy 1: Text Talk
291(2)
Strategy 2: Knowledge Rating Guide
293(1)
Strategy 3: Vocabulary Self-Collection
293(1)
Strategy 4: Contextual Redefinition
294(1)
Strategy 5: Preview in Context
294(1)
Strategy 6: List-Group-Label
295(1)
Strategy 7: Feature Analysis
296(2)
Strategy 8: Semantic Mapping
298(1)
Strategy 9: Word Map
299(1)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
300(2)
Using Context Clues to Predict Meanings of Unknown Words
302(6)
Strategy 1: What's the Meaning?
303(1)
Strategy 2: Predict and Check
304(1)
Strategy 3: Context Chart
304(3)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
307(1)
Compound Words and Affixes
308(7)
Strategy 1: Compound Words
308(2)
Strategy 2: Prefixes
310(1)
Strategy 3: Suffixes and Endings
311(1)
Strategy 4: Root Words
312(3)
Dictionary: Word Meanings
315(8)
Strategy 1: Introductory Lesson for Unknown Words
316(2)
Strategy 2: Locating Word Meanings Prior to Reading
318(1)
Strategy 3: Best Meaning for the Context
318(2)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
320(3)
Interest in Words
323(20)
Strategy 1: Word of the Day
324(1)
Strategy 2: Sesquipedalian Words
325(1)
Strategy 3: Homophones
326(1)
Strategy 4: Figurative Language
327(1)
Strategy 5: Synonyms and Antonyms
328(1)
Strategy 6: Homographs
329(2)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
331(3)
Chapter 5 Resources
334(9)
Comprehension Skills
343(70)
Overview
344(2)
Previewing Text
346(4)
Strategy 1: Picture and Text Survey
346(1)
Strategy 2: TAG: Textbook Activity Guide
347(1)
Strategy 3: SCROL
348(1)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
348(2)
Activating Prior Knowledge
350(8)
Strategy 1: File Folders
350(1)
Strategy 2: Brainstorming
351(1)
Strategy 3: K-W-L
352(3)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
355(3)
Lack of Clear Purpose(s) for Reading
358(4)
Strategy 1: What's the Purpose?
359(1)
Strategy 2: Different Books, Different Purposes
360(1)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
361(1)
Main Point or Idea
362(6)
Strategy 1: Finding the Main Idea
362(2)
Strategy 2: Main Idea Search
364(1)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
365(3)
Facts or Details
368(4)
Strategy 1: Identifying Details
368(1)
Strategy 2: 4 Ws
369(1)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
370(2)
Sequence
372(8)
Strategy 1: Sequencing
372(2)
Strategy 2: Activity List
374(2)
Strategy 3: Story Graph
376(1)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
377(3)
Making Predictions
380(7)
Strategy 1: Directed Reading-Thinking Activity
380(3)
Strategy 2: Story Impressions
383(1)
Strategy 3: Predict-O-Gram
384(2)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
386(1)
Making Inferences
387(6)
Strategy 1: Writer and Me Questions
387(1)
Strategy 2: Getting to Know My Character
388(2)
Strategy 3: Character Interviews
390(1)
Strategy 4: Subtext
391(1)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
392(1)
Visualizing
393(8)
Strategy 1: Forming Mental Pictures
393(1)
Strategy 2: Making a Picture
394(1)
Strategy 3: Creating Comic Strips
395(3)
Strategy 4: Open-Mind Portraits
398(2)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
400(1)
Drawing Conclusions
401(12)
Strategy 1: Predicting Conclusions
401(1)
Strategy 2: Problem-Solution Chart
402(2)
Strategy 3: Conclusion Hierarchy
404(2)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
406(2)
Chapter 6 Resources
408(5)
Comprehension Strategies
413(88)
Overview
414(2)
Understanding Fictional Text Structure
416(7)
Strategy 1: Story Map
417(1)
Strategy 2: Story Frames
417(1)
Strategy 3: Story Pyramid
418(3)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
421(2)
Understanding Informational Text Structure
423(7)
Strategy 1: Graphic Organizers
424(3)
Strategy 2: Probable Passages
427(1)
Strategy 3: Idea-Mapping
428(1)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
429(1)
Charts and Graphs
430(6)
Strategy 1: Interpreting Charts
430(2)
Strategy 2: Charts and Graphs
432(1)
Strategy 3: Interpreting Line Graphs
432(2)
Strategy 4: Interpreting Pie Charts
434(1)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
435(1)
Inflexible Rate of Reading
436(4)
Strategy 1: Different Rates
437(1)
Strategy 2: Reading Rate Chart
438(1)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
439(1)
Monitoring Reading
440(9)
Strategy 1: Monitoring
440(1)
Strategy 2: What's a Monitor?
441(1)
Strategy 3: The Critter
442(1)
Strategy 4: Comprehension Checklist
443(4)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
447(2)
Summarizing Ideas
449(6)
Strategy 1: Writing Summaries
449(1)
Strategy 2: Grasp: Guided Reading and Summarizing Procedure
450(2)
Strategy 3: Paraphrasing for Comprehension
452(2)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
454(1)
Making Connections
455(8)
Strategy 1: Thinking Hats
455(3)
Strategy 2: Think Sheet
458(2)
Strategy 3: Directed Reading-Connecting Activity
460(2)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
462(1)
Processing Text
463(6)
Strategy 1: Character Traits Map
463(2)
Strategy 2: Retelling
465(1)
Strategy 3: Herringbone
466(2)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
468(1)
Evaluating Written Materials
469(9)
Strategy 1: Distinguishing Fact from Opinion
469(1)
Strategy 2: Discussion Grid
470(3)
Strategy 3: Character Report Card
473(2)
Strategy 4: Discussion Web
475(2)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
477(1)
Remembering
478(8)
Strategy 1: Memorization Techniques
479(1)
Strategy 2: Draw
480(1)
Strategy 3: Triangle Trigger Words
481(1)
Strategy 4: Reaction Guide
482(3)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
485(1)
Chapter 7 Resources
486(15)
Families as Partners
501(88)
Overview
502(2)
Experiences with Books
504(15)
Strategy 1: Reading at Home
505(2)
Strategy 2: Creating a Reading Home
507(2)
Strategy 3: Backpack Activity
509(2)
Strategy 4: Reading Activities
511(2)
Strategy 5: Family Literacy Workshops
513(2)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
515(4)
Word-Solving Skills
519(9)
Strategy 1: Word-Solving Bookmark
519(2)
Strategy 2: Sound Wheel
521(3)
Strategy 3: Five by Five
524(2)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
526(2)
Reading Fluency
528(6)
Strategy 1: Echo Reading
528(3)
Strategy 2: Story-Reading Ideas
531(1)
Strategy 3: Reading Calendar
531(2)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
533(1)
Understanding While Reading
534(8)
Strategy 1: Family Checklist
534(2)
Strategy 2: Story-Reading Ideas
536(2)
Strategy 3: Plot Relationships Chart
538(2)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
540(2)
Motivation for Reading
542(10)
Strategy 1: Attitude Scale for Families
542(3)
Strategy 2: Reading Aloud
545(2)
Strategy 3: Motivating Your Child
547(2)
Strategy 4: Self-Esteem
549(2)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
551(1)
Reading Outside of School
552(10)
Strategy 1: Interest Chart
552(3)
Strategy 2: Family/Student Book Club
555(2)
Strategy 3: Internet Reading
557(1)
Strategy 4: Family/School Compact
557(3)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
560(2)
Schoolwork
562(11)
Strategy 1: Homework Tips
562(3)
Strategy 2: Assignment Sheet
565(3)
Strategy 3: Test-Preparation Checklist
568(2)
Strategy 4: Homework Schedule
570(2)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
572(1)
School and Home Literacies
573(16)
Strategy 1: Family Interest Survey
573(4)
Strategy 2: Real Reading at Home
577(1)
Strategy 3: Cooking Together
577(3)
Strategy 4: Magazines for Children
580(2)
Practice and Reinforcement Activities
582(2)
Chapter 8 Resources
584(5)
References 589(8)
Index 597


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