Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Problems, Second Edition

Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Problems, Second Edition

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This widely adopted text and teacher resource provides a comprehensive approach to assessing and remediating reading difficulties in grades K-6. Darrell Morris presents rich case studies of beginning and older readers struggling with different types of reading problems. He shows how to administer a thorough diagnostic battery and provide instruction tailored to each student's needs. In addition to one-to-one tutoring strategies, small-group and whole-class applications are discussed. Reproducible tools, book lists, and other user-friendly materials can be photocopied from the book or downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2q x 11q size. New to This Edition *Detailed explanations of how to adapt the techniques for classroom use. *The latest research findings pertaining to reading diagnosis. *Updated and expanded book lists. *Chapter on historical and theoretical foundations. See also the Morris Informal Reading Inventory: Preprimer through Grade 8, a complementary assessment tool that yields systematic data on K-8 students' reading abilities.Each of these tests measures at least two components of reading (e.g., word recognition, vocabulary, comprehension, rate) and provides standardized scores that can be compared to a norm-referenced group. ... MacGinitie, Maria, Dreyer, aamp; Hughes, 2007), the Stanford Achievement Test (Harcourt Assessment, 2002) and the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (Hoover, Dunbar, aamp; Frisbie, 2001). ... consider the plight of a fourth-grade boy who reads or processes text at the second-grade level.

Title:Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Problems, Second Edition
Author:Darrell Morris
Publisher:Guilford Publications - 2013-10-29


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