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Handbook of reading interventions / edited by Rollanda E. O'Connor, Patricia F. Vadasy
Alternate Title Reading interventions
New York : The Guilford Press, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  LB1050.5 .H267 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Reading -- Remedial teaching -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Physical Description xii, 436 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents Phoneme awareness and the alphabetic principle / Rollanda E. O'Connor -- Preschool foundations for reading and writing success / Theresa A. Roberts -- Phases in reading words and phonics interventions / Louise Spear-Swerling -- Morphemic approaches for reading words / Terezinha Nunes and Petre Bryant -- Teaching spelling to students with learning difficulties / Michael M. Gerber and Catherine Richards-Tutor -- Making vocabulary interventions engaging and effective / Marcaret G. McKeown and Isabel L. Beck -- Fluency problems: when, why, and how to intervene / Roxanne Hudson -- Main idea and summarization instruction to improve reading comprehension / Asha K. Jitendra and Meenakshi Gajria -- Metacognition to improve reading comprehension / Joanna P. Williams and Lisa S. Pao -- Peer-mediated approaches / Mary Abbott ... [et al.] -- Supplemental reading instruction by paraeducators and tutors: recent research and applications / Patricia F. Vadasy -- On the comprehension and production of written texts: instructional activities that support content-area literacy/ Ralph P. Ferretti and Susan De La Paz -- Cultural aspects of teaching reading with Latino English language learners / Michael J. Orosco and Rollanda E. O'Connor -- Teaching older students to read / Rollanda E. O'Connor and Vanessa Goodwin
Summary "Comprehensive, authoritative, and designed for practical utility, this handbook presents evidence-based approaches for helping struggling readers and those at risk for literacy difficulties or delays. Leading experts explain how current research on all aspects of literacy translates into innovative classroom practices. Chapters include clear descriptions of effective interventions for word recognition, spelling, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing, complete with concrete examples and teaching scripts. Coverage also encompasses preschool literacy instruction and interventions for older readers, English language learners, and students with learning disabilities, as well as peer-mediated and tutoring approaches"-- Provided by publisher
Alternate Author O'Connor, Rollanda E
Vadasy, Patricia F

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