SAMPLE CASE PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS

DEVELOPED BY TEACHERS

 

Journal of Reading - February 1994

 

PROBLEMS

POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS

 

Weak recognition skills

 

Weak listening skills

Off task behavior

Slow reading rate

 

 

Underdeveloped reading vocabulary

Dependent learner

Weak main idea comprehension

 

 

Lack of comprehension monitoring

 

 

Underdeveloped story sense

 

 

Dysfluency

 

 

Attention deficit disorder

 

 

Noncritical reading

 

Nonstrategic reading

 

 

Lack of inferential comprehension

 

 

Low self-esteem

Using context to aid word recognition

 

Listening Guides

ReQuest procedure

Push and graph

Sustained silent reading

 

Structural analysis

Concept mapping

Story mapping

Organizational patterns

 

Sustained silent reading

ReQuest procedure

 

Story grammar activities

Story frames

 

Repeated reading methods

Readers’ theater

 

Graphic organizers

Story mapping

 

Critical reading lessons

 

Teacher modeling

Think aloud

 

Reader selected miscue

Directed reading activities

 

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