Struggling Readers

Why Band-aids Don't Stick and Worksheets Don't Work

It is a troubling statistic that a quarter of the students in any grade are reading below grade level. The good news is that it's not too late, even in middle school, to provide the extra instruction that will get the majority of these students back on track.

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It is a troubling statistic that a quarter of the students in any grade are reading below grade level. The good news is that it's not too late, even in middle school, to provide the extra instruction that will get the majority of these students back on track.

The practical, classroom-tested reading instruction strategies in Struggling Readers are carefully chosen to be effective with students in Grades 3–9. More than band-aid solutions that focus on discrete skills that don’t ...read more

About the Author(s)

Lori Jamison Rog is a teacher, author, and literacy consultant. She is one of the few Canadians to have served on the Board of Directors of the International Literacy Association.

Table of Contents

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Contents
Introduction: What Do Struggling Readers Need?
1. Struggling Readers Need Teaching and Texts Targeted to Their Needs
2. Struggling Readers Need to Learn in Small Groups
3. Struggling Readers Need to Read a Lot More
4. Struggling Readers Need to Be Taught What Good Readers Do
5. Struggling Readers Need Comprehension Superpowers
6. Struggling Readers Need to Be Word Wise
7. Struggling Readers Need to Build Fluency
8. Struggling Readers Need to Read for Information
9. Struggling Readers Need to Read the World
10. Struggling Readers Need to Write About Reading
Conclusion
Appendixes
Resources
Index

Product Details

Grade Range: 3-9
Media: 160 pp/paperMedia: E-BookMedia: E-Book/Print
Year: 2014
Item No: 8292Item No: 8858Item No: B292
ISBN: 978-155138-292-0ISBN: 978-155138-885-8ISBN: 978-15513B-292-0

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