ERIC Number: ED399526
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Diagnosis and Correction in Reading Instruction. Third Edition.
Based on the premise that diagnosis and correction are interwoven with reading instruction on a daily basis, this book helps preservice and in-service teachers acquire the skills necessary to make diagnosis and correction integral parts of their reading program. To achieve this goal, the book combines theory, basic knowledge and skills, practical application, and hands-on material. Chapters in the book are (1) Introduction to a Diagnostic-Reading and Correction Program; (2) The Teacher's Role in the Diagnostic-Reading and Correction Program; (3) What a Teacher Should Know about Tests, Measurement, and Evaluation; (4) Some of the Factors That Affect Reading Performance; (5) Visual and Auditory Factors and Their Effect on Reading; (6) Who Is Underachieving in Reading?; (7) Standardized Reading Achievement Tests: Survey Type; (8) Diagnostic Reading Tests and Techniques I: An Emphasis on the Informal Reading Inventory; (9) Diagnostic Reading Tests and Techniques II; (10) Observation and Other Child Study Procedures as Diagnostic Techniques: Performance-Based Assessment; (11) Helping Children Overcome Reading Difficulties; (12) Word Recognition Skills and Vocabulary Expansion: An Emphasis on Diagnosis and Correction; (13) Reading Comprehension and Literature: An Emphasis on Diagnosis and Correction; (14) Learning Strategies and Study Skills in a Diagnostic-Reading and Correction Program; (15) Helping Special Children in a Diagnostic-Reading and Correction Program; and (16) Teachers and Parents as Partners in the Diagnostic-Reading and Correction Program. Appendixes include an informal reading inventory, the Fry Readability Formula, and a 300-item glossary. (RS)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Informal Reading Inventories, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Performance Based Assessment, Readability, Reading Comprehension, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Standardized Tests, Student Evaluation, Study Skills, Teacher Role, Vocabulary Development, Word Recognition
Allyn and Bacon, Order Processing, P.O. Box 11071, Des Moines, IA 50336-1071 ($54).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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