Thanks for your interest in downloading this free sample from the new edition of When Kids Can’t Read—What Teachers Can Do. This is a guidebook for those who teach students who struggle with reading. Extensively rewritten by Kylene Beers, it offers practical teaching scaffolds and strategies in the areas of comprehension, vocabulary development, fluency, and engagement.
Reading matters because it changes us
When kids don’t read, when they can’t read, they miss out. They lose the ability to learn, grow, and engage with the world in transformative ways. This new and updated second edition recognizes that helping kids who struggle with reading means knowing how to help kids with:
In this sample, which includes the Prologue and chapter 6, you’ll find: