Reading Instruction for Diverse Classrooms

Reading Instruction for Diverse Classrooms

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This practical, teacher-friendly book provides indispensable guidance for implementing research-based reading instruction that is responsive to students' diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Structured around the a€œbig fivea€ core topics of an effective reading programa€”phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehensiona€”the book explains tried-and-true teaching strategies for fostering all students' achievement. Key topics include engaging diverse students in classroom discussion, involving families in learning, and assessing and teaching new literacies. Numerous classroom examples demonstrate a wide range of easy-to-implement lesson ideas and activities for students at different grade levels, including struggling learners. Issues specific to English language learners are woven throughout the chapters.The gridlock of low reading achievement: Perspectives on practice and policy. Remedial and ... Teaching and learning writing skills in a low-SES, urban, whole language primary classroom. Journal of ... Balanced instruction: Strategies and skills in whole language. Norwood, NJ: ... Research on peer assisted learning strategies: The promise and limitations of peer-mediated instruction. Reading andanbsp;...

Title:Reading Instruction for Diverse Classrooms
Author:Ellen McIntyre, Nancy Hulan, Vicky Layne
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2011-03-30


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