Researchers agree that a core linguistic deficit underlies poor reading at all ages; poor readers generally exhibit weaknesses in phonological processing and word-recognition speed and accuracy. Reading intervention grounded in research imparts to older readers the skills missed in primary grades and can bring them to grade level in 1 or 2 years.
Research and Reports
Content Area Teachers, ELA Teachers, Reading Instructors/Literacy Coaches, School Leaders
High School, Middle School
Topic:Comprehension, Curriculum & Instruction, Fluency, Intervention, Phonics, Word Study & Decoding, Vocabulary, About Teaching Reading
Moats, Louisa C. (2001). When Older Kids Can’t Read. Educational Leadership. 58(6), 36-40.