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When Kids Can't Read - What Teachers Can Do A Guide for Teachers 6-12

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ISBN-10: 0867095199

ISBN-13: 9780867095197

Edition: 2002 (Teachers Edition, Instructors Manual, etc.)

Authors: Kylene Beers

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If I had to recommend just one book to middle and secondary teachers working to support struggling readers, this would have to be the book. When Kids Cant Read, What Teachers Can Do is a comprehensive handbook filled with practical strategies that teachers of all subjects can use to make reading skills transparent and accessible to adolescents. Blending theory with practice throughout, Kylene Beers moves teachers from assessment to instruction from describing dependent reading behaviours to suggesting ways to help students with vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, word recognition, response to text, and so much more. But its not just the strategies that make this book so valuable. Its the…    
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Book details

List price: $45.63
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 10/22/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 7.40" wide x 9.20" long x 0.79" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

A Defining Moment
Creating Independent Readers
Assessing Dependent Readers' Needs
Explicit Instruction in Comprehension
Learning to Make an Inference
Frontloading Meaning: Pre-Reading Strategies
Constructing Meaning: During-Reading Strategies
Extending Meaning: After-Reading Strategies
Vocabulary: Figuring Out What Words Mean
Fluency and Automaticity
Word Recognition: What's After "Sound It Out"?
Spelling: From Word Lists to How Words Work
Creating the Confidence to Respond
Finding the Right Book
A Final Letter to George
Coding of Kate's First Time Teaching "Eleven"
Transcript of Kate's Think-Aloud for "Eleven"
App. C: Bookmark Templates
App. D: Common Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
App. E: More Roots
App. F: Templates
Fry and Dolch Word Lists
App. H: Common Phonics Generalizations
175 Most Common Syllables in the 5,000 Most Frequent English Words
App. J: Interesting Sorts
App. K: Easily Confused Words
App. L: Common Spelling Rules
App. M: Booklists
App. N: Poem for Tea Party