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Assessing and Correcting Reading and Writing Difficulties (Paperback) (Thomas G. Gunning)

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Comprehensive, practical, and up to date, Assessing and Correcting Reading and Writing Difficulties presents a wealth of examples and thorough coverage of procedures for assessing and instructing below-level readers and writers from pre-k through grade 12. The book covers virtually all aspects of assessment, including basic concepts of tests and measurements; standardized measures, and informal but highly regarded techniques. The book’s thorough, practical coverage of instructional techniques includes approaches for working with readers and writers who have the most severe difficulties. Some 46 sample lessons covering virtually every essential skill are presented and accompanied by numerous suggestions for practice and reinforcement, including the use of technology. The text takes the position that with the right kind of instruction and reinforcement, virtually all students can learn to read and write complex text, which is the foundation for being college- and career-ready.


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Number of Pages: 588
Genre: Education
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pearson College Div
Author: Thomas G. Gunning
Language: English
Street Date: January 13, 2017
TCIN: 52146008
UPC: 9780134516622
Item Number (DPCI): 248-42-7263
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