By Joan Lazar and Christine Vogel
In this comprehensive resource, veteran reading specialists Joan Lazar and Christine Vogel share eight key comprehension strategies together with ready-to-use lessons that they have fine-tuned over years of working with hundreds of struggling readers of all ages—from youngsters to adults. The result is an invaluable collection of research-based lessons that enable teachers to match specific strategies with students’ needs in reading comprehension, fluency, and word study. The lessons increase in challenge so teachers can carefully match the right level of challenge to student need. This lively and engaging handbook includes fun, reproducible student activities, planning sheets, and record-keeping forms. 128 pages.
This book offers strategies for beginning readers: cloze, nicknaming, scattered clues, and paraphrasing; as well as strategies for more advanced readers: nonsense, referents, unraveling, and kerneling. You will be sure to find just the strategy and lesson you need for every reader in your classroom!