Reading Fundamentals for Students with Learning Difficulties: Instruction for Diverse K-12 Classrooms, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Reading Fundamentals for Students with Learning Difficulties

Instruction for Diverse K-12 Classrooms, 1st Edition

By Sheri Berkeley, Sharon Ray

Routledge

256 pages

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Description

Reading Fundamentals for Students with Learning Difficulties is a foundational resource on reading instruction for students with learning difficulties. This comprehensive, practical textbook provides fundamental information related to typical and atypical reading development, reading instruction within K-12 classrooms, and how to identify reading problems and provide interventions to a wide range of students who struggle to learn. Throughout the text, cutting edge research on reading instruction for students with learning disabilities and English Learners is translated to practice, making it accessible to even the most novice teachers. Each section concludes with application activities, including self-tests and discussion prompts, to reinforce learning.

Table of Contents

SECTION I: OVERVIEW

1. Understanding the Nature of Reading and Schools

2. Assessment of Reading

3. Informal Reading Inventories

SECTION II: OVERVIEW

4. Oral Language Development

5. Early Reading

6. Supporting all Students in Early Reading Development

SECTION III: OVERVIEW

7. Word Identification Skills & Fluency

8. Intensive Reading Intervention

9. Supporting All Students in Accessing Text

SECTION IV: OVERVIEW

10. Reading Comprehension

11. Background Knowledge (Including Vocabulary)

12. Supporting All Students in Understanding Text

SECTION V: OVERVIEW

13. The Development of Writing and Spelling

14. Supporting All Students in Writing and Spelling

 

 

About the Authors

Sheri Berkeley is Associate Professor of Special Education at George Mason University.

Sharon Ray is Assistant Professor of Special Education at George Mason University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General