Table of Contents

SECTION 1: When Readers Struggle

  1. A Comprehensive Approach to Literacy Success
  2. Effective Readers: What Do They Do?
  3. Going Off Track: Why and How?
  4. Reading Behavior: What Does It Tell Us?
  5. Change Over Time: Processing Systems in the Making
  6. Text Matters: A Ladder to Success

SECTION 2: Language Systems and Literacy Learning

  1. Language Matters: Talking, Reading, and Writing
  2. Words Matter: Building Power in Vocabulary
  3. The Phonological Base for Learning to Read and Write

SECTION 3: Learning Written Language Systems

  1. Learning About Print: Early Reading Behaviors
  2. Learning to Solve Words: Effective and Efficient Phonics
  3. Building and Using a Repertoire of Words

SECTION 4: Teaching that Works

  1. Extending Reading Power Through Writing
  2. Teaching for Problem Solving while Processing Texts: Early Reading Behavior and Searching for Information
  3. Teaching for Independence in Processing Texts: Solving Words and Monitoring and Correcting Behaviors
  4. Teaching for Fluency in Processing Texts
  5. Teaching for Comprehending: Thinking Before, During, and After Reading
  6. Working Successfully with English Language Learners
  7. Engaging Readers' Attention and Memory in Successful Learning
  8. Keys to Effective Intervention: Success for All Children

Appendix A: Ways of Thinking About Text Reading: Observing for Evidence 
Appendix B: Guide for Observing and Noting Reading Behaviors 
Appendix c: Coding and Scoring Errors at-a-Glance 
Appendix D: Verbal Path 
Appendix E: Text Gradient 
Appendix G: Uppercase and Lowercase Letter Recognition Sheets 
Appendix H: High-Frequency Word Lists 
Appendix I: Alphabet Linking Chart 
Appendix J: Consonant Cluster Linking Chart


Leveled Literacy Intervention Children's Book References

Professional References