Structured Literacy Interventions: Teaching Students with Reading Difficulties, Grades K-6

By Edited by Louise Spear-Swerling Last updated 2024/05/27
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Structured Literacy Interventions is an anthology of chapters written by many well-known names in reading science, including Louise Moats, Devin Kearns and Louise Spear-Swerling who also edited the book. Chapters cover a wide range of possible areas of reading difficulty, including phonemic awareness & word recognition, spelling, fluency, vocabulary, oral language comprehension, reading comprehension and written expression. The title supports Strands B (Foundations of Language), C (Comprehension) and D (Composition) of the Language curriculum. Each chapter offers research-based background and practical applications for educators working with struggling students. The book includes lesson plans and application activities, and is perfect for special education and intervention teachers, but also helpful for classroom educators looking to intensify instruction for struggling students.

Curriculum Connection

1. Curriculum Context
Structured Literacy Interventions covers a range of potential areas of student difficulty that reflect several strands of the Language curriculum. For example, chapters on phonemic awareness & word recognition, reading long words, spelling, fluency and vocabulary support Strand B, oral language comprehension and reading comprehension support Strand C and written expression supports Strand D. 
Grade(s): K 1 2 3 4 5 6
Topic(s): Alphabetic KnowledgeApplying MorphologyApplying OrthographyApplying PhonicsDyslexiaFluencyPhonemic AwarenessVocabularyWord-Level Reading and Spelling
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