What Really Matters for Middle School Readers: From Research to Practice, 1st edition

Published by Pearson (January 8, 2014) © 2015

  • Richard L. Allington University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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What Really Matters for Middle School Readers: From Research to Practice
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What Really Matters for Middle School Readers: From Research to Practice
Published 2014

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Table of Contents

 

Preface

 

Chapter 1: Reading development in grades 5 through 9: Problems and promise

 

Chapter 2: It’s not decoding that is the problem (but that is what most remediation targets)

 

Chapter 3: “It’s the words, man”: Limited meaning vocabulary and how to improve it

 

Chapter 4: Read more, read better: Addressing a major source of reading difficulties


Chapter 5: Reading with comprehension: Understanding understanding


Chapter 6: Literate conversation: A powerful but seldom used method for fostering understanding of complex texts


Chapter 7: Getting the gist of it all: Summarization after reading

 

Chapter 8: Pulling it all together: Effective instruction all day long

 

Appendix: Study Guide for What Really Matters for Middle School Readers

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