Help for reading teachers in continuous monitoring, assessment and instruction that targets students' problem areas This vital resource offers classroom teachers and literacy coaches practical assessments that can be used to evaluate key areas in students' reading performance. These assessments will provide information that can be directly used for planning instruction. Specific instructional techniques and activities are linked to each of the assessments so that teachers kw exactly how to teach necessary skills. Tests and other evaluative devices are aligned with Common Core State Standards and state frameworks. * Offers a proven model for monitoring and assessing students * Assessments and instructional strategies are easy to implement as part of any curriculum * Practical strategies are modeled on a tested approach for helping students work through their problem areas
Thomas G. Gunning, Ed.D., is professor emeritus in the Department of Reading at Southern Connecticut State University and adjunct professor at Central Connecticut State University, teaching a variety of courses on literacy. He is the author of more than a dozen books including Reading Comprehension Boosters. Active in the International Reading Association, Gunning serves as a consultant and is a frequent presenter at education conferences.