Reading Skills category: 338 books

Cover of Critical Reading Across the Curriculum
by Robert DiYanni, Anton Borst
Language: English
Release Date: February 8, 2017

Powerful strategies, tools, and techniques for educators teaching students critical reading skills in the humanities. Every educator understands the importance of teaching students how to read critically. Even the best teachers, however, find it challenging to translate their own learned critical...
Cover of Improve Your Reading
by Ron Fry
Language: English
Release Date: July 31, 2018

Proven strategies for better reading skills—from comprehension, focus, and retention to overcoming challenges such as ADD. Whether it’s for education or enjoyment, reading can be challenging. Understanding and remembering what you’ve read, and keeping focus and concentration when you...
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Developing Early Comprehension

Laying the Foundation for Reading Success

by Sandra Barrueco Ph.D., Kelly Cartwright, Ph.D.
Language: English
Release Date: March 17, 2015

How does early comprehension develop in young children, and how can we better prepare preschoolers to become successful readers? This important volume compiles today's best research on the often-overlooked topic of prereader comprehension: what we know about it now, and what we need to know to build...
Cover of Reading for Pleasure and Reading Circles for Adult Emergent Readers: NIACE Insights in Adult Learning
by Sam Duncan
Language: English
Release Date: February 28, 2014

Adult literacy provision has become more functional and assessment driven over the last decade, largely due to funding requirements and the introduction of the national test. One result of this is that the clear benefits of reading for pleasure in adult skills development have become less apparent....
Cover of Instant Speed Reading: How to Read Faster Instantly!
by The INSTANT-Series
Language: English
Release Date: November 25, 2014

How to Read Faster Instantly!How fast can you read? Not very fast, right? Or at least not as fast as you would like...otherwise you wouldn't be reading this?Now how about if you can increase your reading speed by 5, or even 10, times faster than you read now...guarantee?What...
Cover of Reading Comprehension Gr. 5-8: Reading Skills Series
by Brenda Rollins
Language: English
Release Date: September 1, 2009

A child’s ability to read and comprehend the written word is his touchstone to success in school and in life. Designed to teach the reading skills that are basic to reading fluency, our resource emphasizes the primary building blocks of reading acquisition. Start off by identifying the main idea...
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Explaining Reading, Third Edition

A Resource for Explicit Teaching of the Common Core Standards

by Gerald G. Duffy, EdD
Language: English
Release Date: April 22, 2014

This trusted teacher resource and widely adopted text presents effective ways to demystify essential reading skills and strategies for K-8 students who are struggling. It has been fully revised to focus on the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English language arts. Following a concise introduction...
Cover of Give Your Child the Gift of Reading!
by Cheryl Hill
Language: English
Release Date: May 3, 2012

Give Your Child the Gift of Reading is a tool kit, "How-To", book for teaching English reading that is explained in exact details in a simplistic manner so that homeschoolers, parents, grandparents, teachers, librarians, reading specialists, English as Second Language/Bilingual Teacher Specialists,...
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SuperReading for Success

The Groundbreaking, Brain-Based Program to Improve Your Speed, Enhance Your Memo ry, and Increase Your Success

by Ron Cole
Language: English
Release Date: October 11, 2012

Learn to go beyond your average speed reading skills—with SuperReading™ A practical guide to boosting speed, comprehension, and powers of recall! Packed with tools and techniques from the author's years of experience, this book can help readers overcome poor reading habits and learn...
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Fluency in Reading

Synchronization of Processes

by Zvia Breznitz
Language: English
Release Date: August 15, 2006

This is the first book to examine in-depth the crucial role of the speed of information processing in the brain in determining reading fluency in both normal and dyslexic readers. Part I explains fluency in reading from both traditional and modern perspectives. Fluency has historically been...
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Teaching Skills for Complex Text

Deepening Close Reading in the Classroom

by Heidi Anne E. Mesmer
Language: English
Release Date: December 15, 2009

Tired of hearing about “complex text”? Bothered by the pushy messages about “challenge”? This book is for you! Unlike the many other materials on text complexity, this one focuses on specific comprehension skills that students need in order to really engage with text. This...
Cover of Maximizing Effectiveness of Reading Comprehension Instruction in Diverse Classrooms
by Sheri Berkeley, Ph.D., Ana Taboada Barber
Language: English
Release Date: January 15, 2015

With 8 million students in Grades 4–12 struggling to read on grade level, effective comprehension instruction is a top priority for middle and high school teachers. This teacher-friendly supplemental textbook fully prepares current and future educators to help all students "read to learn."...
Cover of Reading Smart, 2nd Edition

Reading Smart, 2nd Edition

Simple Strategies for Improved Reading

by The Princeton Review
Language: English
Release Date: October 25, 2016

SIMPLE STRATEGIES CAN MAKE YOU A BETTER READER. Being “good at reading” isn’t just about speed—it’s about being able to read through info, quickly sort out what’s important, and draw useful connections. That’s why we at The Princeton Review created Reading Smart, a book designed...
Cover of The Complete Guide to Tutoring Struggling Readers—Mapping Interventions to Purpose and CCSS
by Peter J. Fisher, Ann Bates, Debra J. Gurvitz
Language: English
Release Date: December 15, 2009

This authoritative, easy-to-use guide will help educators plan and implement intervention lessons for struggling readers that align with the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards. All three authors run successful summer reading programs and supervise tutors who are becoming reading specialists....
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