Presents lessons in critical reading skills, including distinguishing between fact and opinion, defining words in context, perspective, tone, and drawing conclusions to prepare the student for standardized tests
Presents a twenty-step program for improving vocabulary and spelling skills in twenty minutes a day, and includes an introductory diagnostic test, everyday examples, and a post-test designed to assess progress.
Concept Oriented Reading Instruction (CORI) is a unique, classroom-tested model of reading instruction that breaks new ground by explicitly showing how content knowledge, reading strategies, and motivational support all merge in successful reading instruction. A theoretical perspective (engagement in reading) frames the book and provides a backdrop for its linkage between hands-on science activities and reading comprehension. Currently funded by the Interagency Educational Research Initiative (IERI), this model has been extensively class tested and is receiving national attention that includes being featured on a PBS special on the teaching of reading. Key features of this outstanding new volume include: *Theoretical Focus--CORI's teaching framework revolves around the engagement perspective of reading: how engaged reading develops and the classroom contexts and motivational supports that promote it. *Content-Area Focus--Although science is the content area around which CORI has been developed, its basic framework is applicable to other content areas. *Focus on Strategy Instruction--CORI revolves around a specific set of reading strategies that the National Reading Panel (2000) found to be effective. In some current CORI classrooms collaborating teachers implement all aspects of CORI and in other classrooms teachers implement just the strategy instruction component. *Illustrative Vignettes and Cases--Throughout the book vignettes and mini-case studies convey a situated view of instructional practices for reading comprehension and engagement. A detailed case study of one teacher and of the reading progress of her students is featured in one chapter. This book is appropriate for graduate and advanced undergraduate students in education and psychology, for practicing teachers, and for researchers in reading comprehension and motivation.
Release on 2015-03-31 | by Amy Buswell,Bruce Lansky
A Successful Reading-Fluency Program Parents and Teachers Can Use to Dramatically Improve Reading Skills and Scores
Author: Amy Buswell,Bruce Lansky
Pubpsher: Simon and Schuster
Sample Lesson from Amy Buswell and Bruce Lansky's Giggle Poetry Reading Lessons! Turn struggling readers into happy readers — For Grades 2–5. This sample lesson and introduction from Giggle Poetry Reading Lessons provides the research and methodology behind the most entertaining fluency intervention ever! As well as a kid-tested poem, customized reading lesson, an off-the-wall illustration, and zany performance tips—all designed to make the process of reading more like fun than work! Perfect for teachers and parents who want to help children improve their reading. Check out the full version of Giggle Poetry Reading Lessons available in softcover and eBook for the full lesson plan.
How to Read a Book a Day - Simple Tricks to Explode Your Reading Speed and Comprehension
Author: Ryan James
Pubpsher: Ryan James via PublishDrive
Do you want to: Study better?Be able to read faster and retain more information?Make more efficient notes?Pass tests more successfully?Be more creative?Engage in business armed with great focus and full comprehension?Be able to read one book a day? Then speed reading is the answer! It improves your reading speed, focus, and comprehension! It gives you the power to develop better time management, enhances your concentration and logical thinking, and also improves your overall self-confidence. This easy-to-understand book provides guides that will help you understand: Speed Reading TechniquesReading vs Speed ReadingHow to Break Poor Reading HabitsHow to Start Speed ReadingImportance of Daily Eye Exercisesand more Find out what your current reading level is and learn how to incorporate the exercises and techniques found in this book into your daily routine so that speed reading becomes a habit. Soon you will find that you can read an entire book each day! The more you read, the more knowledge you will gain that you can use to achieve your goals in life. Grab this book and become a speed reader today!