Essential Strategies for Word Study

Effective Methods for Improving Decoding, Spelling, and Vocabulary

Author: Timothy V. Rasinski,Jerry Zutell

Publisher: Scholastic Teaching Resources

ISBN: 9780545103336

Category: Education

Page: 144

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Defining word study as the direct exploration and analysis of words--through phonics, vocabulary, and spelling instruction--the authors maintain that it is most effective when sound, spelling, and meaning are examined simultaneously. To that end, they offer thirty engaging activities divided into three sections: exploring word structure, examining word meanings, and extending word learning. Provides 30 fun and engaging activities that help students draw on the combined power of sound, spelling, and meaning to investigate words, including high frequency words, word families, and idioms. Suggests ways to build a robust vocabulary across content areas, enabling independent reading of challenging content reading material. Explains how to design your own word study program, and offers scheduling tips and alternate ways to organize depending on the grade level you teach.
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The Word Study That Sticks Companion

Classroom-Ready Tools for Teachers and Students, Grades K-6

Author: Pamela Koutrakos

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1544375069

Category: Education

Page: 304

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Kickstart joyful independent word study practice in your K–6 classroom Pamela Koutrakos offers a plethora of tools and ready-to-go resources to help teachers put the inquiry-based structures, lessons, and routines she delivered in her first book, Word Study That Sticks, into action. Loaded with teacher-facing resources such as planning and assessment tools, and student-facing tools such as reproducible minicharts, choice checklists, and self-assessments, The Word Study That Sticks Companion includes routines and materials that can be used within any word study curriculum. Let students take charge of their learning while you gain time for differentiated instruction, and make word study fun for students!
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Word Study That Sticks

Best Practices, K-6

Author: Pamela Koutrakos

Publisher: Corwin

ISBN: 1544327250

Category: Education

Page: 288

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Take word learning to the next level in your classroom Hungry for lively and engaging ways to augment word study? This hands-on guide to word study instruction connects research with experience to make word learning jubilant and fun. With the goal of instilling curiosity and a self-starting attitude in students, Word Study That Sticks delivers challenging, discovery-based instructional practices that support all learners in any subject area. Lesson ideas, routines, key practices, and special advice for beginning teachers make word study instruction accessible for educators working at every experience level.
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Instructing Students Who Have Literacy Problems

Author: Sandra McCormick,Jerry Zutell

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0133563707

Category: Education

Page: 536

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Note: This is the loose-leaf version of Instructing Students Who Have Literacy Problems and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with the loose-leaf version, use ISBN 0133830934 . Long valued for its coverage of both assessment and instructional strategies, this widely popular reading diagnosis text presents a balanced view of literacy instruction, thoroughly examining interventions for students having difficulties with word study and reading comprehension. Instructing Students Who Have Literacy Problems, 7/e incorporates chapters on both formal and informal assessment with instructional interventions, allowing instructors to use this versatile text for one inclusive course or for two separate courses on diagnosis and instruction. Student case studies, as well as vignettes of teachers in action, illustrate real-world applications based on extensive research and the theoretical foundations of reading intervention. The new edition is available as an enhanced eBook, includes suggestions for using technology to teach struggling readers, addresses the Common Core State Standards, and includes numerous other features that establish the text as an influential and invaluable resource in the fields of reading assessment, diagnosis, and remediation. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. *The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7” or 10” tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.
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Word Study in the Inclusive Secondary Classroom

Author: Melinda Leko

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 0807774871

Category: Education

Page: 133

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Word study integrates decoding/phonics, spelling, and vocabulary instruction to help struggling readers identify unfamiliar words in order to improve reading comprehension. This book provides secondary teachers with practical strategies to embed word study instruction in content area classes and support the needs of adolescent readers, particularly those with disabilities. The text includes many useful teaching resources, such as sample lesson plans, reproducible teaching tools, web resource lists, and tips about technology-based learning tools. This comprehensive, hands-on volume will also appeal to teachers who are new to word study, especially those who have students with disabilities in their classrooms. “Secondary teachers seeking practical suggestions for how to help struggling readers will love this book! Word Study in the Inclusive Classroom provides a clear, concise overview of the many ways that adolescents can still struggle to read well into high school. This overview is followed up with a clear explanation of everything a teacher would need to know to start implementing word study immediately. Leko includes lots of helpful examples of word study instruction in a variety of content area classes, including science, social studies, and English. Easy to read and so informative!” —Dr. Kimber Wilkerson, University of Wisconsin–Madison “This book will be an invaluable resource for preserivce and inservice general and special educators.? Few texts address reading instruction for secondary students with reading difficulties and disabilities. Word Study in the Inclusive Secondary Classroom fills this void, providing secondary teachers with the fundamental knowledge and evidence-based practices essential for providing effective word study instruction tailored to the unique learning needs of such students.” —Alexandra Lauterbach, University of Massachusetts–Amherst
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Shared Reading for Today's Classroom

Author: Carleen daCruz Payne

Publisher: Teaching Strategies

ISBN: 9780439365956

Category: Education

Page: 160

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A resource to help students become confident, independent readers, offers classroom dialogues, lessons, and strategies to make the reading process visible for students--for both fiction and nonfiction.
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Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention

Author: Nancy Mather,Barbara J. Wendling

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118152662

Category: Psychology

Page: 396

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Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to effectivelyunderstand, assess, and treat individuals struggling withdyslexia Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Interventionprovides practical, step-by-step information on accuratelyidentifying, assessing, and using evidence-based interventions withindividuals with dyslexia. Addressing the components that need tobe considered in the assessment of dyslexia—both cognitiveand academic—this book includes descriptions of the varioustests used in a comprehensive dyslexia assessment along withdetailed, evidence-based interventions that professionals andparents can use to help individuals struggling with dyslexia. Like all the volumes in the Essentials of PsychologicalAssessment series, each concise chapter features numerous calloutboxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensiveillustrative material, as well as test questions that help yougauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered. Providing an in-depth look at dyslexia, this straightforwardbook presents information that will prepare school psychologists,neuropsychologists, educational diagnosticians, special educationteachers, as well as general education teachers, to recognize,assess, and provide effective treatment programs for dyslexia. Thebook is also a good resource for parents who are helping a childwith dyslexia. A practical guide to understanding, assessing, and helpingindividuals who have dyslexia Expert advice and tips throughout Conveniently formatted for rapid reference Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessmentseries: Essentials of Assessment Report Writing Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment Essentials of Evidence-Based Academic Interventions Essentials of Response to Intervention Essentials of Processing Assessment Essentials of Conners Behavior Assessments Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment, Second Edition Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment, Second Edition
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TEAS V Strategy! Winning Multiple Choice Strategies for the Test of Essential Academic Skills Exam

Winning Multiple Choice Strategies for the Test of Essential Academic Skills Exam

Author: Complete Test Preparation Inc.

Publisher: Complete Test Preparation Inc.

ISBN: 1481165887

Category: Study Aids

Page: 196

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Learn powerful multiple choice strategies with powerful reading comprehension, basic math and word problems - then practice each strategy!--Cover.
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Strategies for Building Academic Vocabulary in Science

Author: Christine Dugan

Publisher: Shell Education

ISBN: 9781425801298

Category: Education

Page: 280

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Boost students' science vocabulary with easy-to-implement effective strategies! Sample lessons using each strategy are included for grade spans 1-2, 3-5, 6-8, and K-12 using vocabulary words from standards-based, content-specific units of study. Each notebook includes 25 research-based strategies, differentiation suggestions, assessment strategies, sample word lists including both specialized content and general academic words, and family letters in both English and Spanish. This resource is correlated to College and Career Readiness and other state standards.
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