Ready-to-Use Activities and Materials for Improving Content Reading Skills
By (author) Wilma H. Miller
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Ready-to-Use Activities and Materials for Improving Content Reading Skills by Wilma H. Miller
Book DescriptionFor teachers, reading specialists and special educators in grades 4-12, this practical resource is packed with hundreds of strategies and activities for evaluating and improving students' reading, writing, study, and test-taking skills in all content areas. It first provides several ways to categorize the skills needed and lists of specialized vocabulary and skills required for effective reading/writing/study skill in each subject area. It then provides a multitude of ready-to-use methods and over 100 reproducible activities to help assess and improve the ability of all students. Special features include a list of multicultural trade books useful for all students, guidelines for using teacher-pupil conferences to assess skills, computer software for vocabulary in the content fields, ideas for students with limited English-speaking ability, professional resource books for teachers of students who are at risk, and more.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780130078155
(276mm x 208mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 15-Apr-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Wilma H. Miller
Struggling Reader, Paperback (November 2004)
Improving Early Literacy offers teachers an arsenal of reading strategies for helping struggling emergent readers develop letter-name knowledge, sight word knowledge, phonics, and reading fluency skills.
Survival Reading Skills for Secondary Students, Paperback (September 2003)
A guide for working with struggling students in grades 5-12 no matter what their reading ability. It contains many classroom-tested strategies that reading and content area teachers can use to reinforce skills that students need to master to read effectively. It offers activity sheets designed to improve competency in a number of reading skills.
Reading Skills Problem Solver, Paperback (December 2001)View all books by Wilma H. Miller
A comprehensive practical resource that gives classroom teachers and reading specialists what they need to correct or remediate all types of common reading problems encountered in grades 3 and up.
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Author Biography - Wilma H. Miller
Wilma H. Miller, Ed.D., is former Professor of Education at Illinois State University in Normal, where she taught undergraduate and graduate students in reading for over 25 years. Prior to that she was an elementary school teacher in Illinois and Arizona. Dr. Miller has published numerous journal articles dealing with reading, and has also authored 17 books in the field, including Reading Comprehension Activities Kit (1990), Complete Reading Disabilities Handbook (1993), and Alternative Assessment Techniques for Reading & Writing (1995), all published by The Center for Applied Research in Education.
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