Table of Contents

Contents:


1. A Defining Moment
2. Creating Independent Readers
3. Assessing Dependent Readers' Needs
4. Explicit Instruction in Comprehension
5. Helping Students Make Inferences
6. Frontloading Meaning: Pre-reading Activities
7. Constructing Meaning: During-Reading Activities
8. Extending Meaning: After-Reading Activities
9. Vocabulary
10. Fluency and Automaticity
11. Word Recognition
12. Spelling
13. Creating the Confidence to Respond
14. Finding the Right Book
15. A Final Letter to George

 

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