Reading Intervention in the Primary Grades

A Common-Sense Guide to RTI

Author: Heidi Anne E. Mesmer,Eric Mesmer,Jennifer Jones

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462513611

Category: Education

Page: 222

View: 4855

Accessible and teacher friendly, this book provides a blueprint for planning, delivering, and evaluating small-group interventions for struggling readers in PreK-2. It describes how to set up an efficient response-to-intervention (RTI) system that enhances any reading program already in place in a classroom, and that is fully compatible with the Common Core State Standards. Presented are dozens of easy-to-implement Tier 2 intervention activities in the areas of letter learning, decoding, and fluency, complete with reproducible goal-setting sheets and fidelity checklists. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

Reading Intervention in the Primary Grades

A Common-Sense Guide to RTI

Author: Heidi Anne E. Mesmer,Eric Mesmer,Jennifer Jones

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 9781462513369

Category: Education

Page: 222

View: 1015

Accessible and teacher friendly, this book provides a blueprint for planning, delivering, and evaluating small-group interventions for struggling readers in PreK-2. It describes how to set up an efficient response-to-intervention (RTI) system that enhances any reading program already in place in a classroom, and that is fully compatible with the Common Core State Standards. Presented are dozens of easy-to-implement Tier 2 intervention activities in the areas of letter learning, decoding, and fluency, complete with reproducible goal-setting sheets and fidelity checklists. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

Early Intervention for Reading Difficulties, Second Edition

The Interactive Strategies Approach

Author: Donna M. Scanlon,Kimberly L. Anderson,Joan M. Sweeney

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462528112

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 450

View: 5912

Grounded in a strong evidence base, this indispensable practitioner guide and text has given thousands of teachers tools to support the literacy growth of beginning and struggling readers in grades K–2. The interactive strategies approach (ISA) is organized around core instructional goals related to enhancing word learning and comprehension of text. The book provides guidance for assessment and instruction in whole-class, small-group, and one-to-one settings, using the curricular materials teachers already have. Purchasers get access to a companion website where they can download and print 26 reproducible forms in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. Of special value, the website also features nearly 200 pages of additional printable forms, handouts, and picture sorts that supplement the book's content. New to This Edition *Incorporates the latest research on literacy development and on the ISA. *Describes connections to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). *Explains how to use the ISA with English learners. *Chapter on fluency. *Expanded coverage of morphological knowledge. *Companion website with downloadable reproducible tools and extensive supplemental materials. See also Comprehensive Reading Intervention in Grades 3–8, by Lynn M. Gelzheiser, Donna M. Scanlon, Laura Hallgren-Flynn, and Peggy Connors, which presents the Interactive Strategies Approach--Extended (ISA-X) for intermediate and middle grade struggling readers.

Assessment for Reading Instruction, Third Edition

Author: Michael C. McKenna,Katherine A. Dougherty Stahl

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462521053

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 324

View: 5902

This trusted teacher guide and widely adopted text provides a comprehensive conceptual framework and hands-on practical tools for reading assessment. The authors present a clear roadmap for evaluating K-8 students' strengths and weaknesses in each of the basic competencies that good readers need to master. Teachers learn how to select, administer, and interpret a wide range of formal and informal assessments, and how to use the results to improve instruction. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book includes 30 reproducible assessment tools. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. New to This Edition *Chapter on assessing vocabulary. *Additional instruments, including the Informal Decoding Inventory and the Motivation to Read Profile--Revised. *Links to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) have been added throughout. *The latest research and more instructional strategies in every area. See also Reading Assessment in an RTI Framework, which offers systematic guidance for conducting assessments in all three tiers of RTI.

RTI for Reading at the Secondary Level

Recommended Literacy Practices and Remaining Questions

Author: Deborah K. Reed,Jade Wexler,Sharon Vaughn

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 146250356X

Category: Education

Page: 262

View: 476

"Grounded in the best current knowledge, this book shows how to implement response to intervention (RTI) in middle and high school contexts. Detailed guidelines are presented for teaching reading comprehension, vocabulary, and other aspects of literacy across the content areas, and for providing effective interventions for students who require additional support. The authors describe RTI procedures that are specifically tailored to the needs of struggling adolescent learners and that take into account the challenges and logistics of secondary-level implementation. More than 20 reproducible tools for planning, assessment, progress monitoring, and multi-tiered instruction are featured; the large-size format facilitates photocopying"-- Provided by publisher.

Evidence-based Reading Practices for Response to Intervention

Author: Diane Haager,Janette K. Klingner,Sharon Vaughn

Publisher: Paul H Brookes Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781557668288

Category: Education

Page: 336

View: 8251

In this must-read volume, some of the biggest names in reading research share what they know about today's hottest topic in education--Response to Intervention (RTI), the key to helping struggling students before they fall behind. More than 30 expert contributors reveal what the latest research says about RTI's Three-Tier Aproach: the core reading program for all students, supplementary instruction for children with early reading difficulties, and intensive intervention for children who still struggle. Educators will pinpoint essential features of effective reading instruction manage implementation challenges clarify the settings and populations for which the interventions have worked set a course for future research studies that fill gaps in knowledge of RTI A comprehensive research synthesis on RTI, this book lays the groundwork for implementation of scientifically validated reading programs that reduce overidentification of students in special education and provide the best and earliest help to students who struggle. A necessary addition to the library of every current and future education professional.

The Reading Intervention Toolkit

Author: Robb, Laura

Publisher: Shell Education

ISBN: 1618139231

Category: Education

Page: 274

View: 1880

In this must-read book, Laura Robb uses what she's learned from her vast teaching experience to provide the research-based tools needed to improve students' reading comprehension. This practical resource offers classroom-tested interventions to use with struggling readers provided in 5-, 10 to 15-, and 30 to 40-minute settings. It provides support for everything from assessment to management and implementation, to support students' comprehension of both literary and informational text. This book also demonstrates how teachers can learn about students’ reading needs through their writing about reading and offers practical suggestions for differentiating reading instruction to reach the needs of all readers. The Reading Intervention Toolkit offers student work examples, prompts and sample think-alouds, fiction and nonfiction text passages, data collection/observation forms, and scaffolds to use with each intervention.

Growing Readers

Units of Study in the Primary Classroom

Author: Kathy Collins

Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers

ISBN: 1571103732

Category: Education

Page: 278

View: 9242

Primary-grade teachers face an important challenge: teaching children how to read while enabling them to build good habits so they fall in love with reading. Many teachers find the independent reading workshop to be the component of reading instruction that meets this challenge because it makes it possible to teach the reading skills and strategies children need and guides them toward independence, intention, and joy as readers. In Growing Readers, Kathy Collins helps teachers plan for independent reading workshops in their own classrooms. She describes the structure of the independent reading workshop and other components of a balanced literacy program that work together to ensure young students grow into strong, well-rounded readers. Kathy outlines a sequence of possible units of study for a yearlong curriculum. Chapters are devoted to the individual units of study and include a sample curriculum as well as examples of mini-lessons and reading conferences. There are also four “Getting Ready” sections that suggest some behind-the-scenes work teachers can do to prepare for the units. Topics explored in these units include: print and comprehension strategies; reading in genres such as poetry and nonfiction; connecting in-school reading and out-of-school reading; developing the strategies and habits of lifelong readers. A series of planning sheets and management tips are presented throughout to help ensure smooth implementation. We want our students to learn to read, and we want them to love to read. To do this we need to lay a foundation on which children build rich and purposeful reading lives that extend beyond the school day. The ideas found in Growing Readers create the kind of primary classrooms where that happens.

Preventing Reading Difficulties in Young Children

Author: Committee on the Prevention of Reading Difficulties in Young Children,Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,National Research Council

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309517745

Category: Education

Page: 419

View: 5400

While most children learn to read fairly well, there remain many young Americans whose futures are imperiled because they do not read well enough to meet the demands of our competitive, technology-driven society. This book explores the problem within the context of social, historical, cultural, and biological factors. Recommendations address the identification of groups of children at risk, effective instruction for the preschool and early grades, effective approaches to dialects and bilingualism, the importance of these findings for the professional development of teachers, and gaps that remain in our understanding of how children learn to read. Implications for parents, teachers, schools, communities, the media, and government at all levels are discussed. The book examines the epidemiology of reading problems and introduces the concepts used by experts in the field. In a clear and readable narrative, word identification, comprehension, and other processes in normal reading development are discussed. Against the background of normal progress, Preventing Reading Difficulties in Young Children examines factors that put children at risk of poor reading. It explores in detail how literacy can be fostered from birth through kindergarten and the primary grades, including evaluation of philosophies, systems, and materials commonly used to teach reading.

RTI in Math

Author: Wiliam N. Bender,Darlene N. Crane

Publisher: Solution Tree Press

ISBN: 1936765217

Category: Education

Page: 312

View: 5298

This map of the RTI process offers an overview of research, detailed guidance through each stage of implementation, tools for teacher reflection and growth, and discussion of support strategies beyond the classroom. The authors analyze a variety of common student difficulties in elementary math and apply a three-tier RTI model to the general education classroom.

Differentiated Reading Instruction in Grades 4 and 5

Strategies and Resources

Author: Sharon Walpole,Michael C. McKenna,Zoi A. Philippakos

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1609182189

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 290

View: 8587

With a unique focus on grades 4 and 5, this book explains how to design and implement a research-based reading program that helps all students build major literacy skills (word recognition, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension). The expert authors present ready-to-use activities, strategies, and lesson plans, along with detailed guidance for assessing students and providing instruction in differentiated small groups. Teachers get a clear understanding of how differentiation works in a tiered response-to-intervention model and how it aligns with the Common Core Standards. In a convenient large-size format, the book includes extenxive reproducible checklists and forms.

Guided Comprehension in the Primary Grades

Author: Maureen McLaughlin

Publisher: International Reading Assoc.

ISBN: 0872077152

Category: Education

Page: 400

View: 1789

An innovative, comprehensive resource that contains everything you need to teach Guided Comprehension in the primary grades. This highly successful teaching framework helps develop reading comprehension in young children by providing explicit and guided strategy instruction, numerous opportunities for engagement, and a variety of leveled texts and instructional settings. In this new edition of IRA's bestseller, you'll read about the model's theoretical framework, explore 16 new theme-based lessons, and discover practical ideas for classroom organization and management. Ideas for differentiating instruction, new theme resources, and new examples of student work are featured within each theme. The appendixes offer additional updated resources, including ideas for teaching the building blocks of literacy, booklists, assessments, home–school connections, and classroom-ready reproducible forms.

Interventions for Reading Success

Author: Diane Haager,Joseph A. Dimino,Michelle Pearlman Windmueller

Publisher: Brookes Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781598572797

Category: Education

Page: 468

View: 711

This NEW edition of this bestselling curriculum supplement is your key to helping all students grasp the five Big Ideas of early literacy: phonological awareness, the alphabetic principle, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.

Developing Children’s Critical Thinking through Picturebooks

A guide for primary and early years students and teachers

Author: Mary Roche

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317642678

Category: Education

Page: 196

View: 860

This accessible text will show students and class teachers how they can enable their pupils to become critical thinkers through the medium of picturebooks. By introducing children to the notion of making-meaning together through thinking and discussion, Roche focuses on carefully chosen picturebooks as a stimulus for discussion, and shows how they can constitute an accessible, multimodal resource for adding to literacy skills, while at the same time developing in pupils a far wider range of literary understanding. By allowing time for thinking about and digesting the pictures as well as the text, and then engaging pupils in classroom discussion, this book highlights a powerful means of developing children’s oral language ability, critical thinking, and visual literacy, while also acting as a rich resource for developing children’s literary understanding. Throughout, Roche provides rich data and examples from real classroom practice. This book also provides an overview of recent international research on doing ‘interactive read alouds’, on what critical literacy means, on what critical thinking means and on picturebooks themselves. Lecturers on teacher education courses for early years or primary levels, classroom teachers, pre-service education students, and all those interested in promoting critical engagement and dialogue about literature will find this an engaging and very insightful text.

Response to Intervention

A Framework for Reading Educators

Author: Douglas Fuchs,Lynn Fuchs,Sharon Vaughn

Publisher: International Reading Assoc.

ISBN: 9780872076228

Category: Education

Page: 128

View: 1774

Response to Intervention in Math

Author: Paul J. Riccomini,Bradley S. Witzel

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1412966353

Category: Education

Page: 151

View: 3946

Provides educators with instructions on applying response-to-intervention (RTI) while teaching and planning curriculum for students with learning disabilities.

Research-based Methods of Reading Instruction, Grades K-3

Author: Sharon Vaughn,Sylvia Linan-Thompson

Publisher: ASCD

ISBN: 0871209462

Category: Education

Page: 151

View: 900

What does research tell us about how teachers can most effectively help young students learn to read? In Research-Based Methods of Reading Instruction, Grades K-3, Sharon Vaughn and Sylvia Linan-Thompson explore the research on reading, providing a comprehensive overview of the five core instructional areas and how each affects student achievement: *Phonemic awareness *Phonics and Word Study *Fluency *Vocabulary *Comprehension The authors include dozens of reading activities and lesson plans that teachers can use immediately, all of which have worked in actual classrooms and are grounded in solid research. A glossary and annotated resource lists will help you better understand key reading concepts and find reliable resources, including relevant Web sites. Whether your students have special needs or show no apparent learning difficulties, this book will expand your repertoire of teaching strategies and help you put students on the road to literacy.

10 Success Factors for Literacy Intervention

Getting Results with MTSS in Elementary Schools

Author: Susan L. Hall

Publisher: ASCD

ISBN: 1416626204

Category: Education

Page: 160

View: 1755

Why aren't more schools seeing significant improvement in students' reading ability when they implement Response to Intervention (RTI) or Multitiered Systems of Support (MTSS) in their literacy programs? These frameworks serve as a way for educators to identify struggling readers and provide the small-group instruction they need to improve their skills. But the success stories are too few in number, and most schools have too little to show for their efforts. What accounts for the difference? What are successful schools doing that sets them apart? Author and education consultant Susan Hall provides answers in the form of 10 success factors for implementing MTSS. Based on her experience in schools across the United States, she explains the "whys" and "hows" of * Grouping by skill deficit and using diagnostic assessments to get helpful data for grouping and regrouping. * Implementing an instructional delivery model, including the "walk-to-intervention" model. * Using intervention time wisely and being aware of what makes intervention effective. * Providing teachers with the materials they need for effective lessons and delivering differentiated professional development for administrators, reading coaches, teachers, and instructional assistants. * Monitoring progress regularly and conducting nonevaluative observations of intervention instruction. Practical, comprehensive, and evidence-based, 10 Success Factors for Literacy Intervention provides the guidance educators need to move from disappointing results to solid gains in students' literacy achievement.

RTI in the Early Grades

Author: Chris Weber

Publisher: Solution Tree Press

ISBN: 1936764067

Category: Education

Page: 248

View: 5665

Explore why intervention and support for struggling students in the early grades are essential to student success. Teachers and support personnel will discover how to implement RTI-based supports in the early grades and learn what this prevention looks like. Find practical, research-based strategies to seal the gaps in student learning in grades K–3, identify students who need intervention, and more.