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: 7735

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.

Challenges to Implementing Effective Reading Intervention in Schools

New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 154

Author: Barbara Foorman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119374529

Category: Psychology

Page: 128

View: 8528

This special issue is a "how to" on overcoming the many systems-level challenges in K–12 public education to implement effective reading interventions for the vast numbers of students reading below grade level. It emphasizes building researcher–practitioner partnerships, providing ongoing professional development for teachers, and removing institutional barriers to change as the keys to effective reading intervention. Interventions for the upper grades focus on the challenges of coaxing content-area teachers to learn new routines for building background knowledge, teaching academic vocabulary, and conducting discussions to foster critical reading and knowledge application. In the primary grades, interventions follow a multi-tiered system of support where enhanced classroom instruction is supported by small-group intervention for struggling readers. The volume also discusses the importance of training special educators to implement data-based individuation. This is the 154th volume in this Jossey-Bass series New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. Its mission is to provide scientific and scholarly presentations on cutting edge issues and concepts in this subject area. Each volume focuses on a specific new direction or research topic and is edited by experts from that field.

Catching Readers, Grade 1

Day-by-day Small-group Reading Interventions

Author: Barbara M. Taylor

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: 9780325028880

Category: Education

Page: 150

View: 6238

Accompanying disc includes video clips and teaching resources in PDF formats.

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: 8490

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.

Differentiated Reading Instruction

Strategies for the Primary Grades

Author: Sharon Walpole,Michael C. McKenna

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 9781606237908

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 180

View: 1107

This book provides a research-based framework for making differentiated instruction work in the primary grades. It includes scientifically validated techniques for teaching each component of the beginning reading program. The authors describe how to use assessment to form differentiated small groups and monitor student progress; plan which skills to target and when; and implement carefully selected instructional strategies. Vivid classroom examples illustrate what differentiated instruction looks like in action in each of the primary grades. For additional helpful resources, including classroom-ready lesson plans, teachers can purchase the complementary volume, How to Plan Differentiated Reading Instruction: Resources for Grades K-3.

Adolescent Literacy Research and Practice

Author: Tamara L. Jetton,Janice A. Dole

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 9781593850227

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 468

View: 8834

This much-needed book is the first applied research book on adolescent literacy. It addresses the role of literacy instruction in enhancing content area learning, and fostering student motivation and success well beyond the primary grades. The unique literacy needs of middle school and secondary students are thoroughly examined and effective practices and interventions identified. Reviewing the breadth of current knowledge and with contributions from some of the most prominent scholars in the field, important topics are covered such as: * how literacy skills develop in grades 5-12 * ways to incorporate literacy learning into English, social studies, math, and science * struggling adolescent readers and writers: what works in assessment and intervention * special challenges facing English language learners and culturally diverse students * implications for teacher training, policy, and future research.

Learning to Read and Write in One Elementary School

Author: Connie Juel

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387940380

Category: Education

Page: 143

View: 1187

This unique book presents a four-year longitudinal study of the literacy development of children attending an Austin, Texas area elementary school. The reading and writing development of this microcosm of "at-risk" children was followed as they progressed from first through fourth grade. The author poses the question, "What skills and abilities of the child, and what classroom factors, appear to foster literacy development?" Included here are the author's models of reading and writing acquisition, and application of these models to six children: three with literacy problems and three with successful literacy development. Interviews with the children are presented along with measures of their cognitive development and skills, samples of their reading and writing from and throughout the four year study, and an examination of their successes and failures in relations to the models presented in earlier chapters. Additionally, one chapter examines school-related factors that may play a role in the children's reading development. The book is intended for graduate students at all levels and literacy researchers who are interested in the process of literacy acquisition as it occurs in the school setting.

Rti Intervention Focus

Rhyming and Word Families

Author: Sherri Dobbs Santos


ISBN: 0578028174

Category: Education

Page: 78

View: 6032

RTI Intervention Focus: Rhyming and Word Families is the third of six RTI interventions described in the book RTI Phonological Awareness Interventions for the Regular Classroom Teacher. Equipped with step-by-step lesson instructions, lesson mini-assessments, universal screening, progress monitoring assessments, and word family cards, this manual provides teachers the tools necessary to confidently and competently implement an evidence based intervention for rhyming and word families.

Rti Intervention Focus: Word Parts and Segmenting

Author: Sherri Dobbs Santos


ISBN: 0578028360

Category: Education

Page: 56

View: 9969

RTI Intervention Focus: Word Parts and Segmenting is the fourth of six RTI interventions described in the book RTI Phonological Awareness Interventions for the Regular Classroom Teacher. Equipped with step-by-step lesson instructions, lesson mini-assessments, universal screening, and progress monitoring assessments, this manual provides teachers the tools necessary to confidently and competently implement an evidence based intervention for word parts and segmenting.

Rti Intervention Focus: Letter Sounds

Author: Sherri Dobbs Santos


ISBN: 0578028182

Category: Education

Page: 64

View: 4598

RTI Intervention Focus: Letter Sounds is the second of six RTI interventions described in the book RTI Phonological Awareness Interventions for the Regular Classroom Teacher. Equipped with step-by-step lesson instructions, lesson mini-assessments, universal screening, progress monitoring assessments, and letter cards, this manual provides teachers the tools necessary to confidently and competently implement an evidence based intervention for letter sounds.

Handbook of Reading Research

Author: Michael L. Kamil,Peter B. Mosenthal,P. David Pearson,Rebecca Barr

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135688958

Category: Education

Page: 1024

View: 6963

In Volume III, as in Volumes I and II, the classic topics of reading are included--from vocabulary and comprehension to reading instruction in the classroom--and, in addition, each contributor was asked to include a brief history that chronicles the legacies within each of the volume's many topics. However, on the whole, Volume III is not about tradition. Rather, it explores the verges of reading research between the time Volume II was published in 1991 and the research conducted after this date. The editors identified two broad themes as representing the myriad of verges that have emerged since Volumes I and II were published: (1) broadening the definition of reading, and (2) broadening the reading research program. The particulars of these new themes and topics are addressed.

Teaching Word Recognition, Second Edition

Effective Strategies for Students with Learning Difficulties

Author: Rollanda E. O'Connor

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462516335

Category: Education

Page: 206

View: 4267

This highly regarded teacher resource synthesizes the research base on word recognition and translates it into step-by-step instructional strategies, with special attention to students who are struggling. Chapters follow the stages through which students progress as they work toward skilled reading of words. Presented are practical, evidence-based techniques and activities that target letter- sound pairings, decoding and blending, sight words, multisyllabic words, and fluency. Ideal for use in primary-grade classrooms, the book also offers specific guidance for working with older children who are having difficulties. Reproducible assessment tools and word lists can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. New to This Edition *Incorporates the latest research on word recognition and its connections to vocabulary, reading fluency, and comprehension. *Chapter on morphological (meaning-based) instruction. *Chapter on English language learners. *Instructive "Try This" activities at the end of each chapter for teacher study groups and professional development.

Reading Success for All Students

Using Formative Assessment to Guide Instruction and Intervention

Author: Thomas G. Gunning

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118120272

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 6557

Help for reading teachers in continuous monitoring, assessmentand instruction that targets students' problem areas This vital resource offers classroom teachers and literacycoaches practical assessments that can be used to evaluate keyareas in students' reading performance. These assessments willprovide information that can be directly used for planninginstruction. Specific instructional techniques and activities arelinked to each of the assessments so that teachers know exactly howto teach necessary skills. Tests and other evaluative devices arealigned with Common Core State Standards and state frameworks. Offers a proven model for monitoring and assessingstudents Assessments and instructional strategies are easy to implementas part of any curriculum Practical strategies are modeled on a tested approach forhelping students work through their problem areas

The Administration and Supervision of Reading Programs, Fifth Edition

Author: Shelley B. Wepner,Dorothy S. Strickland,Diana J. Quatroche

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 0807772410

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 7653

Now in its fifth edition, this popular textbook is still the most comprehensive resource available on the oversight of literacy programs (pre-K–12). Focusing on what literacy leaders need to know and do to meet today’s mandates, experts in the field offer new insights that reflect the nation’s changing policies related to the new Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects. It also addresses forthcoming assessments aligned to the common core standards, and new mandates for evaluating teachers and principals. Literacy luminaries provide specific guidelines for all levels of instruction, including selecting and using materials and new technologies, promoting writing, assessing students, evaluating teachers, providing professional development, working with linguistically diverse and struggling learners, working with parents and the community, and evaluating school-wide literacy programs. Book Features: Chapters written by experts who have years of experience working in schools. Real-life examples demonstrate how theories have been applied. Reflective questions and project assignments in each chapter allow readers to relate ideas to their own situations. Connections across chapters and directions for future considerations help summarize and synthesize information. Contributors: Moises Aguirre, Kathryn H. Au, Rita M. Bean, M. Susan Burns, Jill Castek, Patricia A. Edwards, Douglas Fisher, Elena Forzani, Nancy Frey, Jennifer L. Goeke, James V. Hoffman, Barbara Kapinus, Clint Kennedy, Julie K. Kidd, Diane Lapp, Donald J. Leu, Maryann Mraz, Jeanne R. Paratore, Taffy E. Raphael, Kristen D. Ritchey, Adrian Rodgers, Emily M. Rodgers, Misty Sailors, Elizabeth V. Strode, Jacquelyn S. Sweeney, Jo Anne L. Vacca, Richard T. Vacca, Jaime Madison Vasquez, Jean Payne Vintinner, MaryEllen Vogt “Only the most valuable of academic texts gets to a fifth edition. . . . If I were to do a column ‘What’s Hot in Literacy/Reading Texts,’ this volume would undoubtedly be at the top of the list.” —From the Foreword by Jack Cassidy, past president, International Reading Association “This fifth edition is a timely and most welcome addition to my professional library. This book is a ‘must’ in a time when it is essential for literacy leaders to keep up with the fast pace of what is happening in the field of reading. Wepner, Strickland, and Quatroche are exceptional educators and researchers who bring together some of the leading literacy experts to address issues that are so critical in this age of common core state standards. This is a ‘must-have’ book for anyone involved in overseeing literacy programs at school, district, and state levels.” —Linda Gambrell, Distinguished Professor of Education, Clemson University and co-editor of Reading Research Quarterly Shelley B. Wepner is a dean and professor in the School of Education of Manhattanville College. Dorothy S. Strickland is the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Professor of Education, emerita, at Rutgers University. Diana J. Quatroche is a professor and chair of the Department of Elementary, Early, and Special Education in the Bayh College of Education at Indiana State University.

Improving Reading and Literacy in Grades 1-5

A Resource Guide to Research-Based Programs

Author: Edward P. St. John,Siri Ann Loescher,Jeffrey S. Bardzell

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483360881

Category: Education

Page: 200

View: 1378

The book's in-depth coverage analyzes and compares features, frameworks, tools, methods, outcomes, and reform components for 17 major reading programs.

Essentials of Planning, Selecting, and Tailoring Interventions for Unique Learners

Author: Jennifer T. Mascolo,Vincent C. Alfonso,Dawn P. Flanagan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118417356

Category: Psychology

Page: 496

View: 6674

A Resource for Designing and Implementing Intervention Programsfor At-Risk Learners This authoritative resource provides step-by-step procedures forplanning, selecting, and tailoring interventions for at-risklearners with a unique focus on how to individualize interventionsusing actual case examples. In addition, this volume offersguidelines for gathering and interpreting data in a manner thatassists in identifying targets for intervention and rich discussionand information relating to specific academic, cognitive, andbehavioral manifestations of students with learning difficulties inreading, math, writing, and oral language. Practitioners will alsorecognize and learn how to intervene with students from underservedand mis-served populations who are at risk for learning failureincluding English-language learners and students from impoverishedenvironments. Each chapter describes how specific difficulties interfere withclassroom tasks and explain how to select, modify, or otherwisetailor an intervention based on that information. As with allvolumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessmentseries, this volume includes callout boxes highlighting keyconcepts, extensive illustrative material, and test questions. Thecompanion CD-ROM provides additional worksheets, case studies, andhandouts.

After Early Intervention, Then What? Teaching Struggling Readers in Grades 3 and Beyond

Author: Rachel L. McCormack,Jeanne R. Paratore

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780131536821

Category: Education

Page: 264

View: 9413

For courses in Elementary Reading Methods, Literacy in the Elementary School, and Literacy Tutoring. Even with effective early interventions, many students continue to need expert and intensive reading instruction well beyond the primary-grade years. Now intermediate and middle school educators and pre-service teachers have a resource to help them develop instructional strategies for these students. The contributors to this volume draw from research and classroom practice as they share strategies that work for readers who continue to struggle in grades 3-8. Readers will learn how to address the needs of children in a range of instructional settings and learning contexts, and gain a solid understanding of the current state of knowledge on struggling readers and the multiple pathways they can take to help them succeed.

RTI and the Adolescent Reader

Responsive Literacy Instruction in Secondary Schools (Middle and High School)

Author: William G. Brozo

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 0807772224

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 177

View: 4302

This accessible guide defines RTI and explains why and how it is considered a viable intervention model for adolescent readers. Drawn from real secondary school cases demonstrating tiered interventions, the text includes evidence-based strategies, discussion questions for each case study, and prompts that foster critical thinking and the application of chapter ideas.

Teaching Reading in the 21st Century

Motivating All Learners

Author: Michael F. Graves,Connie Juel,Bonnie B. Graves

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780132092258

Category: Education

Page: 613

View: 4663

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