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Description - Assessing and Correcting Reading and Writing Difficulties by Thomas Gunning

For courses in Reading Assessment, Diagnosis and Remediation.

Comprehensive, practical, and up to date, Assessing and Correcting Reading and Writing Difficulties presents a wealth of examples and thorough coverage of procedures for assessing and instructing below-level readers and writers from pre-k through grade 12. The book covers virtually all aspects of assessment, including basic concepts of tests and measurements; standardised measures, and informal but highly regarded techniques. The book's thorough, practical coverage of instructional techniques includes approaches for working with readers and writers who have the most severe difficulties. Some 46 sample lessons covering virtually every essential skill are presented and accompanied by numerous suggestions for practice and reinforcement, including the use of technology.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780134516622
ISBN-10: 0134516621
Format: Paperback / softback
(100mm x 100mm x 100mm)
Pages: 600
Imprint: Pearson
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Publish Date: 3-Jan-2017
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Thomas Gunning

Thomas G. Gunning, a former elementary school reading consultant, junior high English teacher, and secondary school reading specialist, is Professor Emeritus, Southern Connecticut State University, where he has served as department chair and reading clinic director. Gunning has conducted research on group reading inventories, vocabulary assessment, reading disabilities, intervention programs, readability, response to intervention, decoding processes and strategies, and the use of digital technologies to build literacy. Gunning's other books with Pearson include Creating Literacy Instruction for All Students, 9th Edition; Creating Literacy Instruction for All Students In Grades Pre-k to 4, 2nd Edition; Creating Literacy Instruction for All Students In Grades 4-8, 3rd Edition; Building Literacy in Secondary Content Area Classrooms; Developing Higher-Level Literacy in All Students: Building Reading, Reasoning, and Responding; Closing the Literacy Gap; Phonological Awareness and Primary Phonics; and Building Words: A Resource Manual for Teaching word Analysis and Spelling Strategies.

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