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6th Edition

Literacy Assessment and Intervention for Classroom Teachers




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ISBN 9781032131283
April 25, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
592 Pages 112 Color & 116 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

The Sixth Edition of this comprehensive resource helps future and practicing teachers recognize and assess literacy problems, while providing practical, effective intervention strategies to help every student succeed. DeVries thoroughly explores all major components of literacy, offering an overview of pertinent research, suggested methods and tools for diagnosis and assessment, intervention strategies and activities, and technology applications to increase students' skills.

Substantively updated to reflect the needs of teachers in increasingly diverse classrooms, the Sixth Edition addresses scaffolding for English language learners and the importance of using technology and online resources. It presents appropriate instructional strategies and tailored teaching ideas to help both teachers and their students. The valuable appendices feature assessment tools, instructions, and visuals for creating and implementing the book's more than 150 instructional strategies and activities, and other resources.

New to the Sixth Edition:

  • Up-to-date and in line with national, state and district literacy standards, this edition covers the latest shifts in teaching and the evolution of these standards.
  • New material on equity and inclusive literacy instruction; understanding the Science of Reading; using technology effectively; and reading and writing informational and narrative texts.
  • New intervention strategies and activities are featured in all chapters and highlight a stronger technology component.
  • Revamped Companion Website with additional tools, videos, resources, and examples of teachers using assessment strategies.

Table of Contents

List of Appendices  List of Intervention Strategies and Activities by Chapter  Preface  Companion Website  Acknowledgements  About the Author  1. Forming a Personal Philosophy About Literacy Assessment and Intervention  2. The Literacy Event  3. Assessment  4. Language Development: Speaking/Listening  5. Phonemic Awareness  6. Phonics and Spelling  7. Word Recognition  8. Vocabulary Building  9. Comprehension of Narrative Text  10. Comprehension of Informational Text  11. Fluency  12. Writing  13. Identifying and Working with Students with Diverse Needs  14. Teachers, Caregivers, and the Community Working in Collaboration  Appendices  Index

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Biography

Beverly A. DeVries is Professor Emerita of Education at Southern Nazarene University, USA.