The updated edition of this successful resource has been developed to support children with reading delays and dyslexia. It contains a phonological training programme, an explanation of how this programme can be embedded within a broader reading intervention, a standardized test of phonological awareness and a methodology to grade children’s reading books. This third edition has been revised throughout to include the latest developments in the field These resources have been used with a wide range of children and found to be suitable for use with any reading-delayed children, irrespective of cognitive ability and age All activities are accompanied by a set of photocopiable record sheets, a set of pictures, and an appendix of additional activities useful in helping children master a particular skill or to reinforce existing learning The ten sections of activities within the guide include: identification of words and syllables; identification and supply of rhyming words; identification and discrimination of phonemes; and blending, segmentation, deletion, substitution and transposition of phonemes within words.
The Second Edition of this bestselling book provides a structured multi-sensory programme for teaching literacy to children and young people from 5-18 with dyslexia and other specific literacy difficulties. Supported by a wealth of resources available online and updated throughout, the new edition now includes a brand new section on Implementing the Accelerated Programme for learners who have already acquired some literacy skills. This includes: A placement test to indicate whether the programme is appropriate A diagnostic assessment procedure to determine where the learner should begin on the Accelerated Programme Examples of lesson plans, reading cards and spelling cards to help teachers prepare resources for their students With tried and tested strategies and activities this book continues to provide everything you need to help improve and develop the literacy skills of learners in your setting including; the rationale for a structured multi-sensory approach the development of phonological, reading, writing and spelling skills working with learners who have English as an Additional Language (EAL) lesson structure and lesson-planning alphabet and dictionary skills memory work and study skills teaching the programme to groups ideas for working with young children.
How can teachers help students develop the literacy skills that are necessary for learning and retaining information in any subject? Traditional memory tricks, mnemonic devices, graphic organizers, and role playing do little to turn bored or reluctant students into enthusiastic learners. In A Teacher's Guide to Multisensory Learning:ÿImproving Literacy by Engaging the Senses, Lawrence Baines shows teachers how to engage students through hands-on, visual, auditory, and olfactory stimuli and link the activities to relevant academic objectives. Throughout the book, you'll find real classroom examples of how teachers use multisensory learning techniques to help students interact with material more intensely and retain what they learn for longer periods of time. Baines provides a wide variety of engaging lesson plans to keep students motivated, such as *Paint-Write--encourages students to use spontaneous painting to interpret their thoughts *Soundtrack of Your Life--allows students to use contemporary music to learn about narrative writing *Candy Freak--helps students expand their descriptive vocabularies (as they eat their favorite treats!) *Red Carpet Conversations--empowers students to create dialogue and act out scenarios about their favorite celebrities Seventeen additional lessons plans are complemented with practical assessments and strategies for engaging students' sense of play. For teachers who are ready to energize their classrooms, this book is an invaluable resource for expanding students' capacity to learn and helping them cultivate essential skills that will last a lifetime.
Each of the six books in this series includes a colour card pack and an audio CD. Books 1-4 cover all the letters of the alphabet, and on completion of the third book pupils will have mastered consonant digraphs and consonant clusters. Book 6 is targeted at students in Year 6 to 8.
An educational psychologist and family therapist draws on his own experiences as a dyslexic to help parents understand their own dyslexic child and their fears, frustrations, and goals, explaining how to help alleviate children's pain with the help of special exercises designed to stimulate a child's ability to think and helpful advice on dealing with dyslexia in a positive way. 17,500 first printing.
Is reading a struggle for your child? Does it cause your child stress or embarrassment? Are you confused by the mixed messages received from teachers and other professionals? Whether your child is just beginning to learn to read or has been a "lifer" in intervention services, this parent-friendly book will help you understand the causes of reading difficulties and how you can support your child. In Reading Intervention Behind School Walls, the author shares her personal experiences and depth of knowledge about literacy education to explore questions you may have, such as: * Can your child really read?* Why hasn't your child progressed despite years of intervention?* When does reading comprehension begin?* Can any reading program guarantee success?* What can be done to ensure all students have a firm foundation for learning?In addition to parents, proactive teachers and administrators interested in changing the hearts, minds, and actions of school district decision makers will come away with solutions that address the current literacy challenges in our schools.
Part of a series offering help in teaching reading, writing and spelling to both adults and children with learning difficulties, including dyslexia. This pack consists of notes for teachers and parents, and photocopiable worksheets which provide a bridge between the first two stages of the series.
This radically different and effective approach to handwriting gently guides both regular and special education students through the necessary stages of perceptual and fine-motor development towards legibility. Book 2 begins by expandingon the activities offered in Book 1 including connecting dots, circling a shape inside and out, words searches, figure-ground discrimination, and tracing routes (mazes). Then Book 2 moves on to coloring, copying patterns and diagrams, letter searches, and connecting reference points in a grid to make capital letters. Write from the Start lays a firm foundation for accurate handwriting
Pupils with spelling difficulties often experience problems with the whole curriculum and lose confidence with writing. The 'ACE Spelling Dictionary' adopts a unique approach in order to overcome these issues, providing over 20,000 entries for commonly-misspelt words.
Gathered from the latest research on dyslexia along with early practices which have been overlooked in the test-intensive school environment, a successful dyslexia tutor shares the tools of her trade because she believes that it's a crime to let bright children grow up illiterate!
Kids will clamor to complete the charming poems on these ready-to-go pages. As they fill in missing letter or letter combinations to complete each poem, children have repeated opportunities to spell, write, and read words containing the targeted sound-spelling pattern. Poems feature predictable, rhyming text and tie in with popular themes such as seasons, animals, and all about me. Perfect for independent reading or readaloud practice! Engaging format reinforces spelling, writing, and reading Builds decoding and word recognition skills Boosts automaticity, fluency skills, and reading confidence Great for ELLs and RTI instruction Can be used for whole-class, small-group, one-on-one, or independent activities
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The fifth book in the series, this is a continuation of the step-by-step multi-sensory literacy programme for dyslexic pupils. Each book contains worksheets and teacher's notes, photocopiable reference sheets and press-out card packs, along with an accompanying audio cassette.
The Hickey Multisensory Language Course has become a classic. It is widely used throughout the UK by teachers working with dyslexic learners of all ages, and is a core text for university courses directed at specialist teachers. Moreover, it has exerted a powerful influence on approaches to teaching literacy skills, including the National Literacy Strategy Framework for teaching. Children now have an entitlement to access to the National Curriculum. Special educational needs, including dyslexia, must be identified, assessed, and addressed, mostly within an inclusive mainstream classroom. Special programmes such as the Hickey are implemented as part of an Individual Education Plan, and need to be linked to the Literacy Hour. The Third edition makes explicit links with current classroom organisation and gives examples of appropriate IEPs, and suggestions for use of ICT. To address the need for specific training in phonological awareness, the Hickey Lesson Plan has been modified, and a chapter added which includes specific games and activities to develop phonological awareness, and to develop the use of strategies in reading a range of whole texts.
"This toolkit is full of practical guidance, empowering ideas and challending asertions about inclusion. It presents many strategies for meeting diverse learning needs, and methods for overcoming barriers to learning. These are clearly rooted in good practice and based on a wealth of relevant experience that the author has deftly woven into the narrative."--Back cover.

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