Multisensory Teaching Of Basic Language Skills by Beverly J. WolfMultisensory Teaching Of Basic Language Skills by Beverly J. Wolf

Multisensory Teaching Of Basic Language Skills

byBeverly J. Wolf, Suzanne CarrekerEditorJudith R. Birsh

Hardcover | June 20, 2011

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The most comprehensive book available on multisensory teaching, this widely adopted text shows educators how specific multisensory approaches can dramatically improve struggling students' language skills and outcomes in elementary through high school.
Judith R. Birsh, Ed.D.,Certified Academic Language Therapist (CALT), Qualified Instructor (QI). Dr. Birsh's enduring belief that well-prepared, informed teachers are the major influence on effective instruction in the field of reading and dyslexia had its beginning in 1960, when she met her first student who, although 18 years old, rea...
Title:Multisensory Teaching Of Basic Language SkillsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:816 pages, 7 × 10 × 0.98 inPublished:June 20, 2011Publisher:Brookes PublishingLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

About the Editor



Sally E. Shaywitz



  1. Connecting Research and Practice
    Judith R. Birsh
  2. Multisensory Structured Language Education
    Mary L. Farrell & Gordon F. Sherman
  3. Development of Oral Language and Its Relationship to Literacy
    Lydia H. Soifer
  4. The History and Structure of Written English
    Marcia K. Henry
  5. Teaching Phonemic Awareness
    Joanna K. Uhry
  6. Alphabet Knowledge: Letter Recognition, Naming, and Sequencing
    Kay A. Allen, with Graham F. Neuhaus, & Marilyn Beckwith
  7. Teaching Handwriting
    Beverly J. Wolf
  8. Teaching Reading: Accurate Decoding
    Suzanne Carreker
  9. Teaching Spelling
    Suzanne Carreker
  10. Fluency in Learning to Read: Conceptions, Misconceptions, Learning Disabilities, and Instructional Moves
    Katherine Garnett
  11. Word Learning and Vocabulary Instruction
    Nancy E. Hennessy
  12. Strategies to Improve Reading Comprehension in the Multisensory Classroom
    Eileen S. Marzola
  13. Composition: Evidence-Based Instruction
    Judith C. Hochman
  14. Assessment
    Margaret Jo Shepherd & Eileen S. Marzola
  15. Planning Multisensory Structured Language Lessons and the Classroom Environment
    Judith R. Birsh & Jean Schedler
  16. Instruction for Older Students with a Word-Level Reading Disability
    Barbara A. Wilson
  17. Adolescent Literacy: Addressing the Needs of Students in Grades 4ââ¬"12
    Joan Sedita
  18. Learning Strategies and Study Skills: The SkORE System
    Claire Nissenbaum & Anthony Henley
  19. Working with High-Functioning Adults with Dyslexia and other Academic Challenges
    Susan H. Blumenthal
  20. Language and Literacy Development Among English Language Learners
    Elsa Cárdenas-Hagan
  21. Multisensory Mathematics Instruction
    Margaret B. Stern
  22. Technology that Supports Literacy Instruction and Learning
    Linda Hecker & Ellen Urquhart Engstrom
  23. Rights of Individuals with Dyslexia and Other Disabilities
    Jo Anne Simon & Michele Kule-Korgood

Appendix A: Glossary

Marilyn Martin

Appendix B: Materials and Sources

Marilyn Martin