Contextualized Language Intervention: Scaffolding PreK–12 Literacy Achievement (12955)  ISBN: 9781416404132

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Target Group: Grades PreK-12

A breakthrough resource for speech-language pathology students and practitioners, Contextualized Language Intervention guides readers in providing intervention in the context of meaningful, literacy-based activities while still maintaining a therapeutic focus. Leaders in the field explain methods grounded in sound theory and backed by scientific research. Each chapter contains practical ideas you can use to develop students’ skills in:

  • Narrative and Expositive Structures
  • Morphosyntax
  • Vocabulary
  • Peer Interactions
  • Culture of the Classroom
  • Emergent Literacy
  • Phonemic Awareness
  • Reader’s Theatre and Children’s Literature
  • Text Comprehension
  • and Self-Regulation.

Leading experts describe intervention methods that emphasize RISE: Repeated opportunities for Intensive interaction with systematic Scaffolding of Explicitly targeted skills. Readers learn to maintain a therapeutic focus while engaging children in meaningful, literacy-based activities.

IDEA and NCLB require research-based intervention that targets progress in the curriculum. Each chapter of Contextualized Language Intervention gives you exactly that. You get clear descriptions and examples of motivating, curriculum-based intervention that maintain a therapeutic focus.

639 pages • 7 x 10, Softcover • ©2006

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Narrative and Expositive Structures, Morphosyntax, Vocabulary, Peer Interactions, Culture of the Classroom, Emergent Literacy, Phonemic Awareness, Readers Theater, Children’s Literature, Text Comprehension, Self-Regulation, IDEA, NCLB