The Complete Guide to Tutoring Struggling Readers

Mapping Interventions to Purpose and CCSS

Author: Peter J. Fisher,Anne Bates,Debra J. Gurvitz

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 0807754943

Category: Education

Page: 224

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This easy-to-use guide will help educators plan and implement intervention lessons for struggling readers that align with the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards. The authors offer hands-on guidance for designing interventions across all grade levels, provide ample tutoring plans and lessons, and describe procedures for teaching print skills, comprehension, vocabulary, fluency, and study skills.

The Complete Guide to Tutoring Struggling Readers—Mapping Interventions to Purpose and CCSS

Author: Peter J. Fisher,Ann Bates,Debra J. Gurvitz

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 080777247X

Category: Education

Page: 199

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This authoritative, easy-to-use guide will help educators plan and implement intervention lessons for struggling readers that align with the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards. All three authors run successful summer reading programs and supervise tutors who are becoming reading specialists. In this comprehensive resource, they offer hands-on guidance for designing interventions across all grade levels, provide sample tutoring plans and lessons, and describe procedures for teaching print skills, comprehension, vocabulary, fluency, and study skills. Including many user-friendly features, this book will help both new and experienced reading specialists ramp up instruction to assist all students in meeting the new standards. Book Features: A powerful set of field-tested tutoring activities for use with individual students and small groups. Student Profiles that include a matrix that matches interventions to the CCSS. Sidebars with examples of how particular methods have been used with students of varying ability. Discussion Questions and Things to Think About at the end of each chapter. And much more! “If you are looking for a book that translates research and theory into practical and effective interventions for struggling readers please consider The Complete Guide to Tutoring Struggling Readers.The authors have done a masterful job of guiding teachers in developing reading interventions that are authentic, engaging, aligned to current standards as well as the instructional needs of students, and based on state-of-the-art knowledge of reading instruction.” —Timothy Rasinski, professor of Literacy Education, Kent State University “This book is the outgrowth of years of developing and fine tuning tutoring models that have helped thousands of students become capable and engaged readers. The authors share a deep understanding of research on literacy intervention along with a wealth of experience in translating this into effective, and reflective, practice. The Complete Guide to Tutoring Struggling Readers is a must for every educator who works with or designs programs for struggling readers.” —Camille Blachowicz, co-director, The Reading Leadership Institute, professor emeritus, National College of Education, National Louis University Peter J. Fisher is a professor of education at National College of Education of National Louis University (NLU). Ann Bates is a literacy educator who has been a classroom teacher, reading specialist, and assistant professor of Reading and Language at NLU. Debra J. Gurvitz directs the NLU Chicago campus off-site summer reading improvement program.

Academic Vocabulary in Middle and High School

Effective Practices across the Disciplines

Author: Donna Ogle,Camille Blachowicz,Peter Fisher,Laura Lang

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462522610

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 160

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In order to succeed in school and beyond, students in grades 6-12 need to understand and use both academic language and discipline-specific vocabulary. This book describes effective practices for integrating vocabulary study with instruction in English language arts, history/social studies, and math and science, and for helping students become independent, motivated word learners. The expert authors present a wealth of specific teaching strategies, illustrated with classroom vignettes and student work samples. Connections to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are highlighted throughout; an extensive annotated list of print and electronic resources enhances the book's utility.