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Building Better Readers: A Guide to Literacy Development for SLPs

  • $ 5500


Product Code: BBR

By Shari Robertson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP


Now in its second printing! 

All Building Better Readers handout resources are reproducible. Saves money and time! Download the forms below.

Developed specifically for speech-language pathologists, Building Better Readers is a comprehensive resource for developing literacy skills of children from preschool-high school. 

With more than 250 pages, jam-packed with evidence-based strategies, activities, book lists, web resources, and expert advice, Building Better Readers will quickly become your go-to resource for supporting both oral and written language for students with (and without) communicative delays.

Building Better Readers devotes a chapter to each of the skills that have been identified as key for reading success by the National Reading Panel:

  • PHONEMIC AWARENESS
  • PHONICS
  • READING FLUENCY
  • VOCABULARY
  • READING COMPREHENSION

Also included is an INTRODUCTORY CHAPTER that explores the links between oral language and reading and a bonus chapter devoted to developing students’ MOTIVATION TO READ.

View the Table of Contents to see what's included.

HERE'S WHAT SLPS ARE SAYING ABOUT BUILDING BETTER READERS

  • If you buy only one resource for literacy development - make it this one!
  • Fun to read and so full of great information.
  • I wish someone had given this to me my first day of grad school. ALL SLPs (and others!) should have this information.
  • The book lists and resources are invaluable!
  • I highly recommend this for both students and practicing clinicians.
  • I rate Building Better Readers at 6 stars - out of 5!
  • What a wonderful tribute to SLPs.

All Building Better Readers handout resources are reproducible. Saves money and time! Download the forms below.

  Brace Map   Fun with Hinks Pinks
  Build a Cinquain
  Jump Frog Jump
  Concept Map   Partner Practice
  Four Square
  Predict a Story
  Four Square #2
  Reading for Success Bookmarks
  Four Square #3
  SEEP

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