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Handbook of reading interventions

Author: Rollanda E O'Connor; Patricia F Vadasy
Publisher: New York : The Guilford Press, ©2011.
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"Comprehensive, authoritative, and designed for practical utility, this handbook presents evidence-based approaches for helping struggling readers and those at risk for literacy difficulties or delays. Leading experts explain how current research on all aspects of literacy translates into innovative classroom practices. Chapters include clear descriptions of effective interventions for word recognition, spelling,
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rollanda E O'Connor; Patricia F Vadasy
ISBN: 9781609181512 1609181514 9781462509478 1462509479
OCLC Number: 656451613
Notes: Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction, Patricia F. Vadasy and Rollanda E. O'Connor 2. Phoneme Awareness and the Alphabetic Principle, Rollanda E. O'Connor 3. Preschool Foundations for Reading and Writing Success, Theresa A. Roberts 4. Phases in Reading Words and Phonics Interventions, Louise Spear-Swerling 5. Morphemic Approaches for Reading Words, Terezinha Nunes and Peter Bryant 6. Teaching Spelling to Students with Learning Difficulties, Michael M. Gerber and Catherine Richards-Tutor 7. Making Vocabulary Interventions Engaging and Effective, Margaret G. McKeown and Isabel L. Beck 8. Fluency Problems: When, Why, and How to Intervene, Roxanne Hudson 9. Main Idea and Summarization Instruction to Improve Reading Comprehension, Asha K. Jitendra and Meenakshi Gajria 10. Metacognition to Improve Reading Comprehension, Janette K. Klingner, Ann Morrison, and Amy Eppolito 11. Teaching Narrative and Expository Text Structure to Improve Comprehension, Joanna P. Williams and Lisa S. Pao 12. Peer-Mediated Approaches, Mary Abbott, Charles R. Greenwood, Jay Buzhardt, Howard P. Wills, and Barbara Terry 13. Supplemental Reading Instruction by Paraeducators and Tutors: Recent Research and Applications, Patricia F. Vadasy 14. On the Comprehension and Production of Written Texts: Instructional Activities That Support Content-Area Literacy, Ralph P. Ferretti and Susan De La Paz 15. Cultural Aspects of Teaching Reading with Latino English Language Learners, Michael J. Orosco and Rollanda E. O'Connor 16. Teaching Older Students to Read, Rollanda E. O'Connor and Vanessa Goodwin.
Description: xii, 436 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction / Patricia F. Vadasy and Rollanda E. O'Connor --
Phoneme awareness and the alphabetic principle / Rollanda E. O'Connor --
Preschool foundations for reading and writing success / Theresa A. Roberts --
Phases in reading words and phonics interventions / Louise Spear-Swerling --
Morphemic approaches for reading words / Terezinha Nunes and Peter Bryant --
Teaching spelling to students with learning difficulties / Michael M. Gerber and Catherine Richards-Tutor --
Making vocabulary interventions engaging and effective / Margaret G. McKeown and Isabel L. Beck --
Fluency problems: when, why, and how to intervene / Roxanne Hudson --
Main idea and summarization instruction to improve reading comprehension / Asha K. Jitendra and Meenakshi Gajria --
Metacognition to improve reading comprehension / Janette K. Klingner, Ann Morrison, and Amy Eppolito --
Teaching narrative and expository text structure to improve comprehension / Joanna P. Williams and Lisa S. Pao --
Peer-mediated approaches / Mary Abbott, Charles R. Greenwood, Jay Buzhardt, Howard P. Wills, and Barbara Terry --
Supplemental reading instruction by paraeducators and tutors: recent research and applications / Patricia F. Vadasy --
On the comprehension and production of written texts: instructional activities that support content-area literacy / Ralph P. Ferretti and Susan De La Paz --
Cultural aspects of teaching reading with Latino English language learners / Michael J. Orosco and Rollanda E. O'Connor --
Teaching older students to read / Rollanda E. O'Connor and Vanessa Goodwin.
Responsibility: edited by Rollanda E. O'Connor, Patricia F. Vadasy.

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"Comprehensive, authoritative, and designed for practical utility, this handbook presents evidence-based approaches for helping struggling readers and those at risk for literacy difficulties or delays. Leading experts explain how current research on all aspects of literacy translates into innovative classroom practices. Chapters include clear descriptions of effective interventions for word recognition, spelling, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing, complete with concrete examples and teaching scripts. Coverage also encompasses preschool literacy instruction and interventions for older readers, English language learners, and students with learning disabilities, as well as peer-mediated and tutoring approaches"--Provided by publisher.

"Comprehensive, authoritative, and designed for practical utility, this handbook presents evidence-based approaches for helping struggling readers and those at risk for literacy difficulties or delays. Leading experts explain how current research on all aspects of literacy translates into innovative classroom practices. Chapters include clear descriptions of effective interventions for word recognition, spelling, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing, complete with concrete examples and teaching scripts. Coverage also encompasses preschool literacy instruction and interventions for older readers, English language learners, and students with learning disabilities, as well as peer-mediated and tutoring approaches. Subject Areas/Keywords: adolescents, children, classrooms, comprehension, disabilities, elementary, instruction, learners, learning difficulties, literacy, readers, reading interventions, response to intervention, RTI, schools, secondary, special education, spelling, struggling, teaching, vocabulary, writing Audience: Reading specialists in PreK-10; classroom teachers and special educators; researchers and instructors in literacy"--Provided by publisher.

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