This guide presents strategies that classroom teachers and specialists can use to increase the reading ability of adolescent students. The recommendations aim to help students gain more from their reading tasks, improve their motivation for and engagement in the learning process, and assist struggling readers who may need intensive and individualized attention.
Provide opportunities for extended discussion of text meaning and interpretation.
Make available intensive and individualized interventions for struggling
readers that can be provided by trained specialists.
This practice guide was prepared for the WWC by American Institutes for Research under contract ED-02-CO-0022.
Michael L. Kamil
Geoffrey D. Borman
University of Wisconsin-Madison
University of Utah
Cathleen C. Kral
Boston Public Schools
American Institutes for Research
Florida State University