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Reading for Academic Success: Powerful Strategies for Struggling, Average, and Advanced Readers, Grades 7-12
by Richard Strong, Harvey Silver, Matthew Perini, and Gregory Tuculescu
Students’ mastery of subject matter rests heavily upon their proficiency in reading. Likewise, a teacher’s capacity to cover all the material in a course and cultivate successful learners depends largely on students’ reading skills.
Expressly designed for the secondary teacher, Reading for Academic Success will show you how to turn average and below-average students into high-achieving, thoughtful readers. Published by Corwin Press.
Key features include:
• Exploration of the seven core reading challenges and research-based strategies for overcoming them.
• Tips for tailoring each strategy to fit distinct disciplines, from Science and Mathematics to English and Social Studies.
• Strategies for Struggling Readers section in each chapter highlighting ways to work with special-needs students.
• Examples of the strategies in action in real classrooms along with reproducible resources for easy implementation.