Intended for the classroom teacher, this newest addition to the Words Their Way series provides specific guidance, strategies, and tools for helping struggling students, grades 4 and up, catch up with their peers in literacy.
The thrust is intervention – specifically, utilizing word study with its hands-on, assessable approach to aid students struggling with the vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension load of middle and secondary classrooms.
This book will help you determine student needs, provide you with the strategies to guide each student toward success in content area comprehension, and even outline ideas for fitting these strategies into your crowded schedule.
Check out what educators are saying about Words Their Way with Struggling Adolescent Readers!
"Your chapters deal with the realities of a teacher’s day and demonstrate ways that teachers can incorporate skills and strategies across the content areas. I really learned a great deal from this copy. You have so many excellent ideas that will help teachers." - Karen Polk, Northport Schools, New York
"I see the goal as an attempt to answer the needs of knowledgeable teachers and reading specialists working with adolescents in school settings. I think the authors have struck a near perfect rendition of the scope needed to address their goals." - Rod Winters, Winona State University
"The major goal of this book is to provide specific strategies to improve the reading skills of struggling older readers. I believe that the authors have fully accomplished this goal. They have also successfully provided many great suggestions and activities to help content area teachers make content reading and comprehension more accessible.'' - Debbie Cottle, Columbus Academy, Ohio