Locating and Correcting Reading Difficulties (10th Revised edition)

Locating and Correcting Reading Difficulties (10th Revised edition)

By: James L. Shanker (author), Ward A. Cockrum (author)Paperback

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In this widely popular reading diagnosis and intervention handbook, beginning and experienced teachers alike find the assessment resources and tools they need to document a child's strengths and areas of need-and get effective instructional strategies to teach skills that are missing. Locating and Correcting Reading Difficulties is organized around the sub-skills of reading and fits well with most major reading programs currently in use.

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About Author

Ward A. Cockrum has been involved in literacy education for more than 30 years. His teaching experience includes his positions as a reading specialist in a K-4 school, a middle school reading/science teacher, a fifth-grade teacher and a Pre-first-grade teacher. Currently a professor at Northern Arizona University, he directs the Reading Specialist Endorsement Program and teaches a variety of reading education courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Cockrum is the co-author, with James Shanker, of the fifth edition of the Ekwall/Shanker Reading Inventory.


How to Use This Book Introduction Introduction Part One: Emergent Literacy Skills 1. Developing Phonemic Awareness 2. Developing Alphabet Knowledge Part Two: Decoding Skills 3. Developing Sight Vocabulary 4. Developing Phonics Knowledge 5. Developing Structural Analysis 6. Developing Ability to Use Context Clues 7. Developing Dictionary Skills Part Three: Comprehension Skills 8. Developing Vocabulary Knowledge 9. Improving Comprehension Part Four: Fluency And Specific Oral Reading Difficulties 10. Developing Reading Fluency 11. Improving Poor Pronunciation 12. Decreasing Omissions 13. Decreasing Repetitions 14. Decreasing Inversions or Reversals 15. Decreasing Insertions 16. Decreasing Substitutions 17. Decreasing Guessing at Words 18. Decreasing Word-by-Word Reading 19. Limiting Incorrect Phrasing 20. Decreasing Voicing, Lip Movements, Finger Pointing, and Head Movements Part Five: Study Skills And Other Abilities 21. Developing Reading Speed 22. Developing the Ability to Adjust Reading Rate 23. Reading at an Appropriate Rate for Comprehending 24. Developing Skimming and Scanning Ability 25. Developing the Ability to Locate Information 26. Developing Spelling Skill Appendices for Locating And Correcting Reading Difficulties A-1 Code for Marking in Oral Diagnosis A-2 Books for Emergent Readers A-3 Basic Sight Word Sentences A-4 A Phonics Primer A-5 Phonogram Lists A-6 Words for Teaching Short and Long Vowels A-7 Words, Sentences, and Stories for Teaching Structural Analysis A-8 Prepositional Phrases A-9 Prefixes and Suffixes A-10 Using the Cloze Procedure A-11 Repeated Readings Chart A-12 Precision Reading Form and Charts A-13 Charts for Graphing Words per Minute and Comprehension A-14 Suggestions for Interviewing Parents of Low Achieving Readers A-15 The Language Experience Approach Glossary Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/05/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780132929103
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 576
  • ID: 9780132929103
  • weight: 1084
  • ISBN10: 0132929104
  • edition: 10th Revised edition

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