50 Strategies for Improving Vocabulary, Comprehension and Fluency- With CD 2nd edition (9780131712058) - Textbooks.com Skip to main content
Ship-Ship-Hooray! Free Shipping on $25+ View Details about Free Shipping >
50 Strategies for Improving Vocabulary, Comprehension and Fluency- With CD

50 Strategies for Improving Vocabulary, Comprehension and Fluency- With CD - 2nd edition

50 Strategies for Improving Vocabulary, Comprehension and Fluency- With CD - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780131712058

ISBN10: 0131712055

50 Strategies for Improving Vocabulary, Comprehension and Fluency- With CD by Adrienne L. Herrell and Michael L. Jordan - ISBN 9780131712058
Cover type: Spiral
Edition: 2ND 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published:
International: No
50 Strategies for Improving Vocabulary, Comprehension and Fluency- With CD by Adrienne L. Herrell and Michael L. Jordan - ISBN 9780131712058

ISBN13: 9780131712058

ISBN10: 0131712055

Cover type: Spiral
Edition: 2ND 06
You Save $12.70 (25%)
$38.10
Condition: Very Good
100% Satisfaction Guarantee
We hand-inspect every one of our used books.

List price: $50.80

All of our used books are 100% hand-inspected and guaranteed! Happy you, happy us.

FREE Shipping on $25+
Order $25 or more and the shipping's on us. Marketplace items and other exclusions apply.
Ships Today!
Order by noon CST (Mon-Fri, excluding holidays). Some restrictions apply.
Easy 30-Day Returns
Not the right book for you? We accept returns within 30 days of purchase. Access codes are non-refundable once revealed or redeemed.
Ships directly from us

This title is currently not available in digital format.

Well, that's no good. Unfortunately, this edition is currently out of stock. Please check back soon.
$9.99/month
(a $29.95 value!)
Billed monthly. Cancel at any time
Homework Help
Get the write idea! Jumpstart your papers and finish your assignments quickly with high quality essay examples and research papers from StudyMode. Also included are the tools to analyze and improve your written work.
Also available in the Marketplace starting at $1.99 Hide Marketplace
Filter by: All ()  |  New ()  |  Like New ()  |  Very Good ()  |  Good ()  |  Acceptable ()
Price Condition Seller Comments

Other Editions of 50 Strategies for Improving Vocabulary, Comprehension and Fluency- With CD


Shop Us With Confidence

Summary

This book offers step-by-step instructional procedures for developing key reading skills for comprehension, vocabulary and fluency. The 50 strategies in this book are designed to support teachers in assessing the strategies currently used by students. The teacher can then use the knowledge gained through assessment to help students: *learn to process text, * use the comprehension processes that strong readers use, and * acquire vocabulary and fluency in a way that will support their comprehension and overall learning in the classroom and in life. Inservice Teachers and Reading/Literacy Specialists.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. WORD- AND SENTENCE-LEVEL COMPREHENSION.

1. Collecting Words: Learning the Nuances of Word Meanings.

2. Structural Analysis: Focusing on the Meaning of Word Parts.

3. Word Mapping: Exploring Word Meanings and Applications.

4. Word Origin Studies: Linking Word Histories and Roots to Word Comprehension.

5. Vocabulary Processing: Multiple Strategies Approach.

6. Text Talk: Scaffolding Comprehension Through Oral Discussion.

7. Microselection: Introducing the Concepts of Keywords and Main Ideas.

8. Fluency Strategies: Multiple Approaches.

II. PARAGRAPH-LEVEL COMPREHENSION.

9. Anaphoric Relations: Word Substitutions.

10. Connectives: Focusing on Words that Support Cohesion and Inference.

11. Text Charting: Exploring the Connections among Sentences.

12. Inferences: Filling in the Missing Pieces.

13. Read, Pair, Share: Working with a Partner to Answer Questions.

14. Cooperative Scripts: Working in Pairs to Improve Comprehension and Recall.

15. GIST (Generating Interaction Between Schemata and Text): Making Comprehension Connections.

III. INTEGRATING BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE.

16. Predicting: Using Past Experiences to Support Comprehension.

17. Perspective Taking: Getting Into the Minds of the Characters.

18. Double-Entry Journals: Connecting Experiences to Text.

19. Read/Think Aloud: Emphasizing Connections and Thought Processes.

20. Series Book Studies: Building Background Knowledge through Familiar Story Elements.

21. Intertextual Studies: Comparing Story Elements to Build Comprehension.

22. Graphic Organizers: Visually Representing Ideas, Text, and Connections.

23. Critical Reading: Analyzing Text through Higher-Level Thinking Activities.

24. Imagination, Images, and Interaction: Creating and Describing Mental Pictures.

IV. HOLISTIC COMPREHENSION.

25. KWL Charts: Supporting Comprehension Into, Through, and Beyond Reading.

26. Data Charts: Organizing Information to Aid Comprehension and Recall.

27. Drama Centers: Building Comprehension through Active Processing.

28. Story Retelling Boxes: Using Props to Reenact Stories.

29. Script Writing: Investigating and Analyzing Text.

30. Readers Theatre: Using Active Reading Processes to Enhance Comprehension.

31. Story Structure Studies: Recognizing and Building on Narrative Story Elements.

32. Text Mapping: A Travelers'Guide to Comprehension.

33. Summarization: Identifying the Main Idea and Supporting Details.

34. NIPS: An Interactive Support Strategy for Comprehending "Tough" Text.

V. SELF-MONITORING STRATEGIES.

35. Cross-Checking: Self-Monitoring at the Sentence Level.

36. Periodic Paraphrasing: Monitoring Your Own Understanding.

37. Self-Monitoring through Imaging and Interacting: Demonstrating Understanding.

38. Note Taking: Identifying and Monitoring Understanding of Important Information.

39. Reciprocal Teaching: A Cooperative Approach to Comprehension Monitoring.

40. Fix-up Strategies: Knowing What to Do When Reading Doesn't Make Sense.

41. SQ4R: An Approach to Studying for Comprehension and Memory.

VI. ASSESSMENT TO INFORM INSTRUCTION.

42. Literacy Observation Checklists: Observing and Conferencing to Document and Set Goals.

43. Vocabulary Rating: Assessing Word Understanding and Use.

44. Retelling for Assessment: Using Free Recall to Determine Depth of Understanding.

45. Comprehension Style Assessment: How Does the Reader Construct Meaning?

46. Cloze Assessment: Evaluating the Use of Comprehension Processes.

47. Think-Aloud: Assessing Comprehension Strategy Use.

48. Process Questions: Identifying Metacognitive Strategies.

49. Question-Answ

Other Editions of 50 Strategies for Improving Vocabulary, Comprehension and Fluency- With CD

Fifty Active Learning Strategies for Improving Reading Comprehension by Adrienne L. Herrell and Michael Jordan - ISBN 9780130184382