Struggling Readers

Struggling Readers

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This practical book focuses on three distinct types of struggling readers that teachers will instantly recognize from their own classrooms--the Catch-On Reader, the Catch-Up Reader, and the Stalled Reader. Detailed case studies bring to life the specific problems these students are likely to face and illustrate research-based instructional strategies that can help get learning back on track. The book also illuminates the causes and consequences of literacy difficulties, giving K-6 teachers a better understanding of how to meet the needs of each child. A comprehensive appendix provides dozens of informal assessment devices, ready to photocopy and use. Other user-friendly features include annotated bibliographies of key research, descriptions of commercial materials and curricula designed for each type of learner, and information on technology resources. Photocopy Rights: The Publisher grants individual book purchasers nonassignable permission to reproduce selected materials in this book for professional use. For details and limitations, see copyright page. Key Features: * Struggling readers are a major focus of current teaching and legislation. * Extended case studies provide realistic instructional examples. * Research base evident throughout. * Covers the causes and consequences of reading difficulties as well as how to help.Dahl, K. L., aamp; Scharer, P. L. (2000). Phonics teaching and learning in whole language classrooms: New evidence from research. ... In R. Barr, M. Kamil, P. Mosenthal, aamp; P. D. Pearson (Eds.), The handbook of reading research (Vol. II, pp.

Title:Struggling Readers
Author:Ernest Balajthy, Sally Lipa-Wade
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2003


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