Assessing and Addressing Literacy Needs

Assessing and Addressing Literacy Needs

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Designed to help preservice and inservice teachers use assessments to identify problems and employ appropriate strategies to help their students become better readers, this text includes 12 case studies that detail children's literacy struggles. The cases are embedded within a framework of research-based instructional interventions related to best practices in literacy instruction. The core chapters of the book are organized around six essential elements in learning to reada€”emergent literacy, word identification, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and engagementa€”and include a review of the literature, assessment strategies, instructional interventions, a section on Intervening With Technology, and two detailed case reports.She responded correctly to all of the comprehension questions; however, the examiner occasionally asked her to expand on ... fifth grade passage, A Woman Race Car Driver, was limited to a restating of the title and the first three sentences .

Title:Assessing and Addressing Literacy Needs
Author:Barbara Combs
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2011-04-07


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