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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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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Essentials of Planning, Selecting, and Tailoring Interventions for Unique Learners

Author: Jennifer T. Mascolo,Vincent C. Alfonso,Dawn P. Flanagan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118417356

Category: Psychology

Page: 496

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A Resource for Designing and Implementing Intervention Programsfor At-Risk Learners This authoritative resource provides step-by-step procedures forplanning, selecting, and tailoring interventions for at-risklearners with a unique focus on how to individualize interventionsusing actual case examples. In addition, this volume offersguidelines for gathering and interpreting data in a manner thatassists in identifying targets for intervention and rich discussionand information relating to specific academic, cognitive, andbehavioral manifestations of students with learning difficulties inreading, math, writing, and oral language. Practitioners will alsorecognize and learn how to intervene with students from underservedand mis-served populations who are at risk for learning failureincluding English-language learners and students from impoverishedenvironments. Each chapter describes how specific difficulties interfere withclassroom tasks and explain how to select, modify, or otherwisetailor an intervention based on that information. As with allvolumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessmentseries, this volume includes callout boxes highlighting keyconcepts, extensive illustrative material, and test questions. Thecompanion CD-ROM provides additional worksheets, case studies, andhandouts.
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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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Saunders 2014-2015 Strategies for Test Success - E-Book

Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri,Angela Silvestri

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455737518

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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An essential resource for any nursing student, this invaluable guide gives you the tools you need to overcome text anxiety and develop effective study habits. Key topics include time management, critical thinking, and problem solving, with tips to help you tackle any nursing test — from a routine quiz to the NCLEX® examination. You’ll learn how to confidently evaluate and identify the correct answer for a variety of test question types, including alternate item formats, with chapters on the nursing process, prioritization methods, and safety strategies. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content may not be included. Coverage of detailed critical thinking methods offer valuable clues to help you analyze and uncover the correct answer option for all question types, including multiple-choice, true-or-false, and alternate item-format questions Chapters on specific question content, such as prioritization, pharmacology, management, and delegation, provide numerous examples to prepare you for higher cognitive level questions A fun, two-color design features cartoons and bold designs to help visual learners become better overall test-takers. Linda Silvestri’s hallmark Pyramid Points in the margins highlight the most important concepts you need to learn for exam success. Refocused content emphasizes comprehensive test preparation to help you develop, refine, and apply the reasoning skills you need to succeed throughout nursing school and on the NCLEX® examination. A new chapter on reducing test anxiety offers simple strategies you can use to control test-induced stress and gain the confidence you need to pass exams. A new chapter on developing a structured study plan provides helpful tips for improving time management for more efficient exam preparation.
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Speech to Print

Language Essentials for Teachers

Author: Louisa Cook Moats

Publisher: Paul H Brookes Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781557663870

Category: Education

Page: 243

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Knowledge of language is the foundation for teaching children to read explicitly and systematically. In this thorough and accessible book, readers will understand the organization of written and spoken English; discover the connection between language structure and how individuals learn to read; get examples of students' writing to help you interpret children's mistakes; apply the concepts of phoneme awareness, spelling. vocabulary, and comprehension in sample lesson plans and adaptations. All of this will enable educators to identify, understand, and solve the problems students with or without learning disabilities may encounter when learning to read and write.--From publisher description.
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Getting to the Core of Writing, Level 3

Essential Lessons for Every Third Grade Student

Author: Richard Gentry,Vickie Wallace-Nesler,Jan McNeal

Publisher: Shell Education

ISBN: 9781425809171

Category: Education

Page: 296

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Incorporate writing instruction as an essential element of literacy development. Implement best practices and simplify the planning of writing instruction. This series utilizes the six traits of writing, and provide resources to support the successful writing in the classroom. Discover how to establish a daily writing workshop that includes consistent, structured instruction to engage students in the writing process.
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