The second edition of Strategies for Struggling Readers and Writers: Step-by-Step continues to provide novices and experienced teachers with concise, easy-to-follow strategies to improve student motivation, comprehension, word recognition and fluency. This edition includes an introductory chapter on the importance of assessment when planning instruction, strategies for improving writing, ideas for assisting English Language Learners acquire literacy, and help for middle school students. Elementary/Middle School Teachers and Reading Specialists
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Strategies for Struggling Readers amd Writers offers vital research-based strategies for use in assisting struggling readers and writers in elementary and middle school. New to this edition are strategies specifically created for students whose first language is not English. This edition also offers the foundation of observational assessment and includes student interviews that you will find engaging. Writing tips are introduced as a critical part of each strategy to serve as an aid to help struggling students see the literacy link between reading and writing. This dynamic new edition is a must-have for all language arts classroom teachers, reading specialists, and teachers of English as a second language.About the Author:
Maria J. Meyerson, Ph.D., is a professor of literacy education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). With more than 25 years in education, Meyerson is a former remedial reading teacher for the Buffalo Public Schools and the Clark County School District. She served as the director of the Literacy Development Center at UNLV for 10 years, working with children, preservice teachers, and master and doctoral students. She continues to work with the Paradise Professional Development School as well as other schools in the Las Vegas area.
Dorothy L. Kulesza, Ed.D., is called "Dottie" by all who know her. She completed her doctorate in 2001. Dottie was a classroom teacher and literacy specialist at the Paradise Professional Development School. After two years as a visiting professor at UNLV, she was a Humanities teachers with the Clark County School District as well as a part-time literacy instructor. Dottie recently accepted a position as Assistant Principal at Goolsby Elementary School and Christensen Elementary School in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Book Description Pearson, 2005. Spiral-bound. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110131181777