Survival Reading Skills for Secondary Students

Survival Reading Skills for Secondary Students

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A wealth of strategies, tools, and worksheets to help secondary students improve their reading skills This comprehensive, practical resource provides teachers with all the tools they need to help students master reading and succeed in the classroom and in their life. Dr. Miller, a nationally recognized reading specialist and author, offers hundreds of proven strategies covering all areas of importance for content and daily-life reading success, including sight word knowledge, phonics skills, vocabulary, and comprehension--survival reading skills such as how to use catalogs, read a bus schedule, apply for a driver's license, and more. Dr. Miller provides a section of informal tests to help assess a student's reading level, then proceeds to explain strategies for understanding content, with a final section on reading for pleasure. The book includes nearly 100 worksheets for student practice and reinforcement.For example, a sixth-grade social studies textbook may be written at the seventh- grade reading level or above. ... For example, when a student hears the word boom, cabinet, bill, strike, or recall, ... Students need to search for an authora#39;s biases, and if a bibliography is provided, check to see how much the author dependedanbsp;...

Title:Survival Reading Skills for Secondary Students
Author:Wilma H. Miller
Publisher:Jossey-Bass - 2003-08-25


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