The Third Edition of What Really Matters for Struggling Readers continues to focus on helping teachers design reading remediation and intervention programs around well-established reality- and research-based components framing them within the confines of the No Child Left Behind Act.
Nationally recognized scholar and author Dick Allington offers easy-to-understand interpretations of research that support three important principles of effective instructional design and shows teachers how to use a variety of best practices with children who are struggling readers.
What's New to this Edition?
- New emphasis on the role of literate conversation as a powerful tool for building comprehension proficiencies.
- Summary of what went wrong with Reading First and why it should never have happened.
- Newest federal legislation (RTI) PROVIDES A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY to finally get reading instruction for struggling readers right and to eliminate kids labeled LD or struggling readers.
- Strong focus on what we know and why it is time to use this knowledge and teach every child to read well.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Reading Achievement and Instruction in U.S. Schools
Chapter 2: What Really Matters: Kids Need to Read a Lot
Chapter 3: Kids Need Books They Can Read
Chapter 4: Kids Need to Learn to Read Fluently
Chapter 5: Kids Need to Develop Thoughtful Literacy
Chapter 6: Where to Begin: Instruction for Struggling Readers
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$27.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-705185-4