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Overcoming Barricades to Reading
A Multiple Intelligences Approach



May 2004 | 232 pages | Corwin
Applying current brain research, social-emotional findings, and the theory of multiple intelligences to traditional approaches to teaching reading, this exciting new resource helps teachers capitalize on the individual strengths of their students to unlock the door to literacy.

Overcoming Barricades to Reading includes:

· a complete exploration of the theory of multiple intelligences and how its application can improve reading and writing instruction

· practical diagrams, maps, and charts illustrating techniques that will improve comprehension and decoding skills

· helpful strategies for teaching English Language Learners to read.

 
Foreword
 
Preface
 
About the Author
 
1. Introduction
Introduction

 
Crystallizing and Paralyzing Experiences

 
Children's Developmental Progressions

 
 
2. The Theory of Multiple Intelligences - A Vehicle for Learning
The Theory of Multiple Intelligences

 
Linguistic Intelligence

 
Logical-Mathematical Intelligence

 
Spatial Intelligence

 
Musical Intelligence

 
Bodily-Kinesthetic Intelligence

 
Intrapersonal Intelligence

 
Interpersonal Intelligence

 
The Teele Inventory of Multiple Intelligences

 
 
3. The Relationship of the Brain to Teaching Reading
The Connections in the Brain Stem, the Limbic System and the Cerebral Cortex

 
Right and Left Hemispheres

 
Lobes of the Brain

 
Neural Branching and Pruning

 
The Relationship of the Brain to Reading

 
Three Brain Systems

 
How Children Acquire Language

 
 
4. The Process of Learning to Read
History of the English Language's Oral and Written System

 
Language and Learning

 
The Process of Learning to Read

 
Different Approaches for Teaching Reading

 
Systematic Phonics Approach

 
Literature-Based, Whole Language Approach

 
Studies About Different Reading Approaches

 
A Multi-faceted, Integrated Approach for Teaching Reading

 
Characteristics of a Multi-faceted Model for Teaching Reading

 
 
5. The Reading Process
How Children Learn to Read

 
Phonics, Phonemic Awareness and Phonological Awareness

 
Phonics

 
Phonemic Awareness

 
Ways to Teach Phonemic Awareness

 
Phonological Awareness

 
Alphebet Knowledge

 
Metalinguistic Awareness

 
Automaticity

 
Activities to Assist Beginning Readers in Relating Phonemic Awareness to Vocabulary Development

 
The Role of Spelling in the Reading Process

 
Sounds in Language

 
The Translation Process of Reading

 
 
6. Comprehension and Writing Skills
Oral Language

 
Teaching Students to Comprehend What They are Reading

 
An Overview of Comprehension Strategies, Approaches for Teaching These Strategies and Intelligences That Match Each Strategy

 
Text Structure

 
Teaching Students to Write

 
The Progression From Reading to Writing

 
 
7. Structural Techniques That Assist Students in Improving Decoding, Comprehension and Writing Skills
Venn Diagram

 
Timeline

 
Sequence of Events Chain

 
Clusters/Webs or Mapping

 
Synonym Web

 
Word Map

 
Semantic Word Map

 
Concept Map

 
Descriptive Map

 
Word Webs

 
Diagramming of Sentences

 
Concept Wheel or Circle

 
Sound Wheel

 
Storyboard

 
Story Pyramid

 
Pictorial Input

 
T-Chart

 
Graphic Organizer and Multiple Intelligences Chart

 
 
8. Strategies for Integrating the Theory of Multiple Intelligences Into Teaching Reading
The Relationship of Spatial Intelligence Into Teaching Reading

 
Integrating Musical Intelligence Into Teaching Reading

 
Activities That Utilize Bodily-Kinesthetic Intelligence to Teach Decoding and Vocabulary Skills

 
Teaching Reading to Logical-Mathematical Learners

 
Activities Using Multiple Intelligences to Assist in Developing Comprehension Skills

 
Rainbow Unit That Demonstrates Integration of Multiple Intelligences Into Teaching Reading, Writing and Comprehension Skills

 
Using Computer-Assisted Instruction to Support Teaching Reading Through Multiple Intelligences

 
The Role of Multiple Intelligences in Teaching Reading

 
 
9. Teaching Reading to English Language Learners
Teaching Reading to English Language Learners

 
Integration of Oral and Written Language for Both Native and English Language Learners

 
Differentiated Instruction for English Language Learners

 
The Developmental Process of Learning and Language

 
Case Study of an English Language Learner

 
Current Studies on Teaching Reading to English Language Learners

 
Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners to Read

 
 
10. Conclusions
Concluding Remarks

 
Re-Direction for Teaching Reading

 
 
References

“Sue Teele has provided a compelling challenge to the stultifying one-size-fits-all approach to the teaching of reading. Her book is a bold and worthy entry in this critical national educational debate.”

Carlos Cortes, Professor Emeritus of History
University of California, Riverside

Sample Materials & Chapters

Foreword by Robert Calfee

Preface

Chapter 1: Introduction


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ISBN: 9780761931409
£29.99