Help struggling readers with their understanding of language and logic-and in turn, what they're reading! Practical, how-to instructions are designed to help kids "break through" to effective reading approaches. A variety of strategies are included for students struggling in different ways; four strategies are included each for beginning levels and advanced levels, helping readers who struggle with unknown words as well as those who struggle to track the meaning of complicated sentences. Each strategy is fully explained, with examples, detailed teaching instruction, notes on how to create your own lessons, activities, and reproducible student sheets in the back. 128 pages, softcover, with blackline masters. Grades 2-6.
In this comprehensive resource, veteran reading specialists Joan Lazar and Christine Vogel share eight key comprehension strategies together with ready-to-use lessons that they have fine-tuned over years of working with hundreds of struggling readers of all agesfrom youngsters to adults. The result is an invaluable collection of research-based lessons that enable teachers to match specific strategies with students’ needs in reading comprehension, fluency, and word study. The lessons increase in challenge so teachers can carefully match the right level of challenge to student need. This lively and engaging handbook includes fun, reproducible student activities, planning sheets, and record-keeping forms. For use with Grades 26.