ERIC Number: ED036939
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Jan
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How to Increase Reading Ability; A Guide to Developmental and Remedial Methods.
Harris, Albert J.
Intended for beginning students concerned with reading instruction as well as for graduate students, reading teachers, or remedial specialists, the text deals with the overall classroom program, methods for evaluating and diagnosing group and individual needs, and developmental and remedial teaching of specific skills. Chapters explore the following subjects: reading and reading disability, readiness, how children start to read, continuing reading growth, meeting individual needs, group instruction, evaluating performance, causes of reading disabilities, principles of remedial reading, developing word recognition skills, overcoming difficulties in word recognition, developing understanding, fostering reading interests and tastes, and improving reading rate. Appendixes include an alphabetical list of tests, a graded list of books for remedial reading, a list of publishers and addresses, and Stone's revision of the Dale List of 769 Easy Words. (RJ)
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Group Instruction, Individual Needs, Learning Disabilities, Reading, Reading Comprehension, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Difficulty, Reading Instruction, Reading Interests, Reading Rate, Reading Readiness, Remedial Instruction, Remedial Reading, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Word Recognition
David McKay Company, Inc., 750 Third Avenue, New York, New York 10017 ($8.50)
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