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Locating and Correcting Reading Difficulties

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ISBN-10: 0130313955

ISBN-13: 9780130313959

Edition: 8th 2003

Authors: James L. Shanker, Eldon E. Ekwall

List price: $90.80
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Updated and reorganized to be even more useful, this popular book's twenty-nine chapters divided into six major sections once again provide busy pre-service and in-service reading teachers the essential tools they needspecific, concrete methodsfor helping struggling readers become successful readers.KEY TOPICS The authors' easy-to-read language effectively explains what to do in the diagnostic/remedial process; and twenty-four exceptionally thorough appendices offer hands-on tools for doing it. While individual instruction is clearly identified as the ideal, numerous strategies are also offered for both small- and large-group instruction. Emphasis is on direct instruction, motivational…    
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Book details

List price: $90.80
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/18/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 539
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Introduction: Useful Methods for Teaching Students with Reading Difficulties
Prereading Ability
Phonemic Awareness and Alphabet Knowledge
Oral Reading
Word-by-Word Reading
Incorrect Phrasing
Poor Pronunciation
Inversions or Reversals
Guesses at Words
Voicing, Lip Movements, Finger Pointing, and Head Movements
Decoding Abilities
Basic Sight Words Not Known
General Sight Vocabulary Not Up to Grade Level
Phonics Difficulties: Consonants
Phonics Difficulties: Vowels
Phonics Difficulties: Blends, Digraphs, or Diphthongs
Structural Analysis Difficulties
Contractions Not Known
Inadequate Ability to Use Context Clues
Comprehension Abilities
Word Meaning/Vocabulary Knowledge Inadequate
Comprehension Inadequate
Study Skills Abilities
Low Rate of Speed
Inability to Adjust Reading Rate
High Rate of Reading at the Expense of Accuracy
Inability to Skim or Scan
Inability to Locate Information
Other Abilities
Underdeveloped Dictionary Skills
Written Recall Limited by Spelling Ability
Informational Appendices
Scope and Sequence of Reading Skills
A Phonics Primer
Suggestions for Interviewing Parents of Disabled Readers
Appendices For Locating Reading Difficulties
Code for Marking in Oral Diagnosis
Preparation and Use of Materials for Testing Letter Knowledge
Preparation and Use of Materials for the Quick Check for Basic Sight Words
Preparation and Use of Materials for Testing Basic Sight Words and Phrases
Preparation and Use of Materials for the Quick Survey Word List
Preparation and Use of Materials for the Phonics Assessment
Preparation and Use of Materials for the Structural Analysis Assessment
Preparation and Use of Materials for Testing Knowledge of Contractions
Preparation and Use of Materials for Testing Ability to Use Context Clue
Preparation and Use of Materials for the Reading Interest Survey
Using the Cloze Procedure
Appendices for Correcting Reading Difficulties
Basic Sight Word Sentences
Phonograms and Words for Use in Teaching Phonics
Words, Sentences, and Stories for Teaching Structural Analysis
Prepositional Phrases
Prefixes and Suffixes
Repeated Readings Chart
Precision Reading Form and Charts
Charts for Graphing Words per Minute and Comprehension