In this comprehensive resource, veteran reading specialists Joan Lazar and Christine Vogel share eight key comprehension strategies together with ready-to-use lessons that they have fine-tuned over years of working with hundreds of struggling readers of all ages -- from youngsters to adults. The result is an invaluable collection of research-based lessons that enable teachers to match specific strategies with students' needs in reading comprehension, fluency, and word study. The lessons increase in challenge so teachers can carefully match the right level of challenge to student need. This lively and engaging handbook includes fun, reproducible student activities, planning sheets, and record-keeping forms.
- Dozens of reproducible student activities
- Easy-to-implement lessons field-tested with hundreds of struggling readers
- "Frequently Asked Questions" at the end of each chapter address teachers' most pressing questions about working with struggling readers.