Grounded in a strong evidence base, this indispensable text and practitioner guide has given thousands of teachers tools to support the literacy growth of beginning and struggling readers in grades K–2. Early Intervention for Reading Difficulties provides guidance for assessment and instruction in whole-class, small-group, and one-on-one settings, using the curricular materials teachers already have. The publication features to a companion website where users can download and print 26 reproducible forms in a convenient 8½” x 11″ size. Of special value, the website also features nearly 200 pages of additional printable forms, handouts, and picture sorts that supplement the book’s content. The new edition of this book incorporates current research on literacy development, describes connections to the Common Core, explains how to use the strategies with English learners, and provides expanded coverage of morphological knowledge.
By Donna M. Scanlon, Kimberly L. Anderson, and Joan M. Sweeney. 2017. 450 pages. ISBN 978-1-4625-2809-7. #S6252.