Teaching reading comprehension to students with learning difficulties / Janette K. Klingner, Sharon Vaughn, Alison Boardman.
By: Klingner, Janette K.
Contributor(s): Vaughn, Sharon | Boardman, Alison.Series: What works for special needs learners: Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, 2015Edition: Second edition.Description: xiv, 226 pages ; 27 cm : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781462517374.Subject(s): LEARNING DISABILITY | READING | READING REMEDIATION | COMPREHENSION | VOCABULARY | TEACHING METHODS | TEACHERS GUIDES
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Overview of reading comprehension -- Assessing reading comprehension -- Vocabulary instruction -- Instructional practices that promote reading comprehension -- Promoting content-area literacy -- Supporting English language learners with learning difficulties -- Intensive interventions for students with significant reading comprehension difficulties -- Multicomponent approaches to strategy instruction.
"This practitioner resource and course text has given thousands of K-12 teachers evidence based tools for helping students--particularly those at risk for reading difficulties--understand and acquire new knowledge from text. The authors present a range of scientifically validated instructional techniques and activities, complete with helpful classroom examples and sample lessons. The book describes ways to assess comprehension; build the skills that good readers rely on; and teach students to use multiple comprehension strategies flexibly and effectively. Each chapter features thought provoking discussion questions."--Provided by publisher.