Case Studies in Preparation for the California Reading Competency Test, 4th edition

  • Joanne C. Rossi, 
  • Beth E. Schipper

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Case Studies in Preparation for the California Reading Competency Test offers practical help for preparing for the California Reading Initiative Competency Assessment (RICA®). This unique case-study approach covers all required domains, concepts, strategies and assessment.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2012

ISBN-13: 9780137614912

Subject: Reading & Literacy

Category: Literacy Methods (K-8)

Table of contents

Content Area 1: Conducting Ongoing Assessment of Reading Development
1.1 Principles of assessment
1.2 Assessing reading levels
1.3 Using and communicating assessment results
Content Area 2: Planning, Organizing, and Managing Reading Instruction
2.1 Factors involved in planning reading instruction
2.2 Organizing and managing reading instruction

Content Area 3: Phonemic Awareness
3.1 Assessing phonemic awareness
3.2 The role of phonemic awareness
3.3 Developing phonemic awareness
Content Area 4: Concepts About Print
4.1 Assessing concepts about print
4.2 Concepts about print
4.3 Letter recognition
Content Area 5: Systematic, Explicit Phonics and Other Word Identification Strategies
5.1 Assessing phonics and other word identification strategies
5.2 Explicit phonics instruction
5.3 Developing fluency
5.4 Word identification strategies
5.5 Sight words
5.6 Terminology
Content Area 6: Spelling Instruction
6.1 Assessing spelling
6.2 Systematic spelling instruction
6.3 Spelling instruction in context

Content Area 7: Reading Comprehension
7.1 Assessing reading comprehension
7.2 Fluency and other factors affecting comprehension
7.3 Facilitating comprehension
7.4 Different levels of comprehension
7.5 Comprehension strategies
Content Area 8: Literary Response and Analysis
8.1 Assessing literary response and analysis
8.2 Responding to literature
8.3 Literary analysis
Content Area 9: Content Area Literacy
9.1 Assessing content area literacy
9.2 Different types of texts and purposes for reading
9.3 Study skills
Content Area 10: Student Independent Reading
10.1 Encouraging independent reading
10.2 Supporting at-home reading

Content Area 11: Relationships Among Reading, Writing, and Oral Language
11.1 Assessing oral and written language
11.2 Oral language development
11.3 Written language development
11.4 Supporting English language learners
Content Area 12: Vocabulary Development
12.1 Assessing vocabulary knowledge
12.2 Increasing vocabulary knowledge
12.3 Strategies for gaining and extending meanings of words
Content Area 13: Structure of the English Language
13.1 Assessing English language structures
13.2 Differences between written and oral English
13.3 Applying knowledge of the English language to improve reading

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