Remediating Reading Difficulties

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 2008-03-04
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Remediating Reading Difficultiesprovides practical, easy-to-implement activities and strategies designed to correct diagnosed reading difficulties. Most chapters describe a specific reading problem or skill, explain possible causes of the problem, and provide an extensive and wide-ranging variety of ideas and instructional strategies to remediate and prevent the reading problem.Remediating Reading Difficultiesis also an excellent handbook of ideas for teachers in the regular classroom who wish to teach and reinforce specific reading skills and for teachers who work with students who speak other languages (ESL/LEP students). Brief, clear, student-friendly, and comprehensive,Remediating Reading Difficultiesis a simple, easy-to-use quick-reference tool that both pre- and in-service teachers will want to keep ready at arm's length to motivate, communicate with, assess, and promote good reading practices in all readers.

Table of Contents

Initial Reading
Improving Letter Recognition
Word Attack
Improving Sight-Word Knowledge
Improving Decoding Skills: Phonics
Improving Decoding: Structural Analysis
Improving Decoding: Using Context
Improving Vocabulary
Improving Comprehension
Improving Metacognition
Oral Reading
Improving Fluency
Decreasing Reversals
Decreasing Omissions
Decreasing Substitutions
Decreasing Nonpronunciations
Decreasing Repetitions
Decreasing Insertions
Decreasing Faulty Habits
Study Skills
Adjusting Reading Rate
Skimming and Scanning
Memory Aids
Affective Areas
Teaching Speakers of Other Languages
Improving Self-Concept
Developing Interests in Reading
Suggestions for Parents
Sight-Word Lists
Developing a Skills Kit
Major Word-Attack Generalizations
Word Lists for Word-Attack Elements
Common Phonograms
Language-Experience Approach
Neurological Impress Method
Kinesthetic Method
Guidelines for Asking Questions
Trade Books for Challenged Readers
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