Comprehensive Literacy For All: Teaching Students With Significant Disabilities To Read And Write

December 17, 2019|
Comprehensive Literacy For All: Teaching Students With Significant Disabilities To Read And Write by Karen Erickson
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Literacy improves lives—and with the right instruction and supports&#44all studentscan learn to read and write. That''s the core belief behind this teacher-friendly handbook, your practical guide to providing comprehensive, high-quality literacy instruction to students with significant disabilities. Drawing on decades of classroom experience, the authors present their own innovative model for teaching students with a wide range of significant disabilities to read and write print in grades preK–12 and beyond. Foundational teaching principles blend with concrete strategies, step-by-step guidance, and specific activities, making this book a complete blueprint for helping students acquire critical literacy skills they''ll use inside and outside the classroom.

An essential resource for educators, speech-language pathologist, and parents—and an ideal text for courses that cover literacy and significant disabilities—this book will help you ensure that all students have the reading and writing skills they need to unlock new opportunities and reach their potential.

  • Discover 10 success factorsfor helping students with significant disabilities become literate

  • Teach emergent readers and writers skillfully,with evidence-based strategies for shared and independent reading, early writing instruction, and alphabetic and phonological awareness

  • Help students acquire conventional literacy skills,with adaptable strategies for teaching reading comprehension, vocabulary, writing, decoding, and spelling

  • Organize and deliver comprehensive literacy instructionin a variety of settings, both inside and outside of school

  • Use assistive technology effectivelyto support reading, writing, and communication

  • Engage and motivate studentsand make literacy instruction meaningful to their everyday lives

  • PRACTICAL MATERIALS:Sample teaching scenarios and dialogues, how-to strategies, and downloadable resources, including sample lessons, a quick-guide to key literacy terms, lesson sequences, and flowcharts to guide instruction.
Karen A. Erickson, Ph.D.,David E. and Dolores J. Yoder Distinguished Professor, Director, Center for Literacy and Disability Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel HillKaren A. Erickson is Yoder Distinguished Professor and Director of the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel ...
Title:Comprehensive Literacy For All: Teaching Students With Significant Disabilities To Read And Write
Product dimensions:264 pages, 10 X 7 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:264 pages, 10 X 7 X 0 in
Published:December 17, 2019
Publisher:Brookes Publishing
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781598576573

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