ERIC Number: ED386686
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Remediating Reading Difficulties. Second Edition.
Crawley, Sharon J.; Merritt, King
Designed as a concise, easy-to-read, easy-to-use guide, this book provides suggestions for remediating aspects of a student's reading disability as diagnosed through an experienced teacher's observations and through the use of an Informal Reading Inventory. The book contains teaching ideas specifically designed for handling a wide range of reading difficulties, including problems with initial reading, word attack, comprehension, oral reading, study skills, and affective areas. Chapters in the book are: (1) Improving Letter Recognition; (2) Improving Sight-Word Knowledge; (3) Improving Decoding Skills: Phonics; (4) Improving Decoding: Structural Analysis; (5) Improving Decoding: Using Context; (6) Improving Vocabulary; (7) Improving Comprehension; (8) Improving Metacognition; (9) Improving Fluency; (10) Decreasing Reversals; (11) Decreasing Omissions; (12) Decreasing Substitutions; (13) Decreasing Nonpronunciations; (14) Decreasing Repetitions; (15) Decreasing Insertions; (16) Decreasing Faulty Habits; (17) Adjusting Reading Rate; (18) Skimming and Scanning; (19) Memory Aids; (20) Improving Self-Concept; (21) Developing Interests in Reading; and (22) Suggestions for Parents. Appendixes present lists of sight-word, award-winning books, commercially available materials, multimedia materials, and publishing companies. Appendixes also discuss developing a skills kit, major word-attack generalizations, word lists for word-attack elements, common phonograms, language-experience approach, neurological impress method, kinesthetic method, guidelines for asking questions, and trade books for challenged readers. (RS)
Descriptors: Decoding (Reading), Elementary Education, Informal Reading Inventories, Oral Reading, Parent Participation, Reading Comprehension, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Difficulties, Reading Improvement, Reading Strategies, Remedial Reading, Self Concept, Study Skills, Vocabulary Development
Times Mirror Higher Education Group, Inc., 2460 Kerper Boulevard, Dubuque, IA 52001 ($23.92).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A