Reading Diagnosis and Improvement Assessment and Instruction

ISBN-10: 0137056397
ISBN-13: 9780137056392
Edition: 6th 2011
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Description: Theory, basic knowledge and skills, and practical applications combine to ensure pre-service and in-service teachers have all that they need to make diagnosis and improvement an integral part of their reading programs. Based on the authors' premise  More...

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Book details

List price: $176.20
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/20/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Theory, basic knowledge and skills, and practical applications combine to ensure pre-service and in-service teachers have all that they need to make diagnosis and improvement an integral part of their reading programs. Based on the authors' premise that when assessment and instruction are central to a reading program, children's reading improvement will occur, the book sets the stage for effective reading diagnosis and improvement, describes various assessment measures teachers can use to assess and diagnose students' reading performance, and presents reading content and instruction. Comprehensive, practical, and comprehensible, this new edition is updated and substantially revised in light of the new discoveries related to reading assessment and reading instruction.

James Erekson is an associate professor of reading at the University of Northern Colorado. He has been teaching in the field of languages and literacy for more than 20 years, including teaching second and third grades, and coordinating a successful middle school reading center for eight years. Jim has collaborated with K - 12 teachers to simultaneously teach and do research on reading, writing, and oral language in elementary and middle school. He has presented his work both nationally and internationally. Teacher Professional Books Heinemann Titles - Comprehension and English Language Learners (2009), Chapter 2 Other titles - Reading Diagnosis and Improvement: Assessment and Instruction, 6th ed. (Allyn & Bacon, 2011) Articles Jim has published peer-reviewed articles in journals such as Reading Horizons and the Journal of Visual Literacy. He also writes a regular feature article for parents of secondary readers for the Colorado Council of the International Reading Association.

Brief Contents
Setting the Stage
What is Reading Diagnosis and Improvement?
Teaching for Reading and Improvement
Developing a Knowledge Base about Tests, Measurement, and Evaluation
Factors that Affect Reading Performance
Assessing Reading
Using Informal Assessment Techniques across the Grades
Using Standardized Assessments across grade levels
Assessing and Teaching Early Literacy
Listening in on Students' Oral Reading
Content and Instruction
Using Texts to Help Children Advance as readers
Helping Children comprehend
Helping Children Acquire and Apply Vocabulary
Helping Children Apply Phonics
Learning Strategies and Study Skills
Partnering with Parents
Putting It All Together
Appendices
Constructing an Informal Reading Inventory
Informal Reading Inventory
Teacher's Resource Guide of Language Transfer Issues For English Language Learners
International Reading Association Commission on Response to Intervention
Glossary
Index

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