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When Kids Can't Read, What Teachers Can Do: A Guide for Teachers, 6-12

When Kids Can't Read, What Teachers Can Do: A Guide for Teachers, 6-12 - 03 edition

When Kids Can't Read, What Teachers Can Do: A Guide for Teachers, 6-12 - 03 edition

ISBN13: 9780867095197

ISBN10: 0867095199

When Kids Can
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Heinemann
International: No
When Kids Can

ISBN13: 9780867095197

ISBN10: 0867095199

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 03

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For Kylene Beers, the question of what to do when kids can't read surfaced abruptly in 1979 when she began teaching. That year, she discovered that some of the students in her seventh-grade language arts classes could pronounce all the words, but couldn't make any sense of the text.

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Table of Contents

A Defining Moment p. 1
Creating Independent Readers p. 8
Assessing Dependent Readers' Needs p. 23
Explicit Instruction in Comprehension p. 40
Learning to Make an Inference p. 61
Frontloading Meaning: Pre-Reading Strategies p. 73
Constructing Meaning: During-Reading Strategies p. 102
Extending Meaning: After-Reading Strategies p. 138
Vocabulary: Figuring Out What Words Mean p. 176
Fluency and Automaticity p. 204
Word Recognition: What's After ''Sound It Out''? p. 220
Spelling: From Word Lists to How Words Work p. 245
Creating the Confidence to Respond p. 258
Finding the Right Book p. 281
A Final Letter to George p. 300
Coding of Kate's First Time Teaching ''Eleven'' p. 305
Transcript of Kate's Think-Aloud for ''Eleven'' p. 307
App. C: Bookmark Templates p. 309
App. D: Common Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes p. 315
App. E: More Roots p. 318
App. F: Templates p. 323
Fry and Dolch Word Lists p. 327
App. H: Common Phonics Generalizations p. 335
175 Most Common Syllables in the 5,000 Most Frequent English Words p. 339
App. J: Interesting Sorts p. 340
App. K: Easily Confused Words p. 343
App. L: Common Spelling Rules p. 346
App. M: Booklists p. 350
App. N: Poem for Tea Party p. 367
References p. 369
Acknowledgments p. 379
Index p. 383
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