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50 Strategies for Improving Vocabulary, Comprehension and Fluency

ISBN-10: 0131712055

ISBN-13: 9780131712058

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Michael L. Jordan, Adrienne L. Herrell

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This book offers step-by-step instructional procedures for developing key reading skills for comprehension, vocabulary and fluency.nbsp;The 50 strategies in this book are designed to support teachers in assessing the strategies currently used by students. The teacher can then use the knowledge gained through assessment to help students:nbsp; *learn to process text, * use the comprehension processes that strong readers use, and * acquire vocabulary and fluency in a way that will support their comprehension and overall learning in the classroom and in life.nbsp;Inservice Teachers and Reading/Literacy Specialists.
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Book details

List price: $50.80
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 4/27/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Introduction
Word- and Sentence-Level Comprehension
Collecting Words: Learning the Nuances of Word Meanings
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Structural Analysis: Focusing on the Meaning of Word Parts
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Word Mapping: Exploring Word Meanings and Applications
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Word Origin Studies: Linking Word Histories and Roots to Word Comprehension
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Vocabulary Processing: Multiple Strategies Approach
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Text Talk: Scaffolding Comprehension through Oral Discussion
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Microselection: Introducing the Concepts of Key Words and Main Ideas
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Fluency Strategies: Multiple Approaches
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Paragraph-Level Comprehension
Anaphoric Relations: Word Substitutions
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Connectives: Focusing on Words That Support Cohesion and Inference
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Text Charting: Exploring the Connections among Sentences
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Inferences: Filling in the Missing Pieces
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Read, Pair, Share: Working with a Partner to Answer Questions
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Cooperative Scripts: Working in Pairs to Improve Comprehension and Recall
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Gist (Generating Interaction between Schemata and Text): Making Comprehension Connections
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Integrating Background Knowledge
Predicting: Using Past Experiences to Support Comprehension
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Perspective Taking: Getting into the Minds of the Characters
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Double-Entry Journals: Connecting Experiences to Text
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Read/Think Aloud: Emphasizing Connections and Thought Processes
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Series Book Studies: Building Background Knowledge through Familiar Story Elements
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Intertextual Studies: Comparing Story Elements to Build Comprehension
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Graphic Organizers: Visually Representing Ideas, Text, and Connections
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Critical Reading: Analyzing Text through Higher-Level Thinking Activities
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Imagination, Images, and Interaction: Creating and Describing Mental Pictures
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Holistic Comprehension
KWL Charts: Supporting Comprehension into, through, and beyond Reading
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Data Charts: Organizing Information to Aid Comprehension and Recall
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Drama Centers: Building Comprehension through Active Processing
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Story Retelling Boxes: Using Props to Reenact Stories
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Script Writing: Investigating and Analyzing Text
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Reader's Theare: Using Active Reading Processes to Enhance Comprehension
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Story Structure Studies: Recognizing and Building on Narrative Story Elements
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Text Mapping: A Traveler's Guide to Comprehension
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Summarization: Identifying the Main Idea and Supporting Details
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Nips: An Interactive Support Strategy for Comprehening "Tough" Text
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Self-Monitoring Strategies
Cross-Checking: Self-Monitoring at the Sentence Level
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Periodic Paraphrasing: Monitoring Your Own Understanding
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Self-Monitoring through Imaging and Interacting: Demonstrating Understanding
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Note Taking: Identifying and Monitoring Understanding of Important Information
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Reciprocal Teaching: A Cooperative Approach to Comprehension Monitoring
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Fix-Up Strategies: Knowing What to Do When Reading Doesn't Make Sense
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
SQ4R: Studying for Comprehension and Memory
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Assessment to Inform Instruction
Literacy Observation Checklists: Observing and Conferencing to Document and Set Goals
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Vocabulary Rating: Assessing Word Understanding and Use
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Retelling for Assessment: Using Free Recall to Determine Depth of Understanding
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Comprehension Style Assessment: How Does the Reader Construct Meaning?
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Cloze Assessment: Evaluating the Use of Comprehension Processes
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Think-Aloud: Assessing Comprehension Strategy Use
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Process Questions: Identifying Metacognitive Strategies
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Question-Answer Relationships: Identifying Question Types and Locating Answers
Step by Step
Applications and Examples
Element Interviews: Engaging Students in Interactions Centered on Story Elements
Step by Step
Applications and Examples