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Miller, Wilma H.

Overview
Works: 44 works in 114 publications in 2 languages and 5,563 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: LB1573, 428.42
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Most widely held works by Wilma H Miller
The first R : elementary reading today by Wilma H Miller( Book )

13 editions published between 1971 and 1983 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading diagnosis kit by Wilma H Miller( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1986 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constructed to aid teachers in the diagnosis of specific reading problems of individual students or groups of students, this kit is recommended for use by elementary classroom teachers, secondary content-area teachers, reading specialists at various levels, and elementary and secondary school administrators. Section one of the kit gives directions for its use. Subsequent chapters explain the following diagnostic devices and provide specific directions for their use: observation of reading; oral reading and oral reading tests; standardized survey and diagnostic reading tests; listening comprehension tests; the individual reading inventory; group, informal, and interest reading inventories; the cloze procedure; and projective techniques. The appendixes contain lists of survey reading tests, diagnostic reading tests, professional books on reading, book publishers, and test publishers. (Ll)
Complete reading disabilities handbook : ready-to-use techniques for teaching reading disabled students by Wilma H Miller( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This unique handbook gives reading and learning disability teachers one of the most comprehensive and practical resources available today for diagnosing and remediating all types of reading disabilities in elementary and middle school students
Identifying and correcting reading difficulties in children by Wilma H Miller( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book was written primarily for the inservice elementary classroom teacher to assist in correcting the reading difficulties of the moderately disabled readers in the classroom. Five major divisions make up the book: (1) the various aspects of the reading process are discussed in the first section; (2) the second division describes many of the causes of reading difficulty and discusses how standardized and informal tests can be used for diagnostic purposes; (3) the third section deals with the correction of reading difficulties; (4) various approaches to elementary reading instruction are presented in the fourth section; and (5) the final section concerns the role of parents in preventing and helping to correct their children's reading difficulties. (Author/WR)
Diagnosis and correction of reading difficulties in secondary school students by Wilma H Miller( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alternative assessment techniques for reading & writing by Wilma H Miller( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delineated in easy-to-follow nontechnical language, this book provides a multitude of tested informal assessment strategies and devices, such as "kid watching," retellings, journals, informal reading inventories, writing surveys, portfolios, and think alouds. The book presents more than 200 reproducible assessment devices. The book helps elementary classroom, remedial reading, and learning disabilities teachers make the best possible informal assessment of a child's specific reading, writing, and spelling strengths and weaknesses and attitudes toward reading. Chapters in the book are: (1) Using Informal Devices in Assessing Reading and Writing Ability; (2) Using Checklists and Other Informal Devices to Assess Competencies and Weaknesses in Visual Perception Ability, Emergent Literacy Skills, Word-Identification Skills, and Oral Reading; (3) Using Checklists and Other Informal Devices to Assess Competencies and Weaknesses in Vocabulary, Comprehension Skills, Basic Study Skills, and Silent Reading; (4) Using Miscue Analysis in Assessing Competencies and Weaknesses in Reading; (5) Variations of the Individual Reading Inventory; (6) Using Informal Inventories and Other Informal Assessment Devices in the Word-Identification Techniques; (7) Additional Alternative Ways of Assessing Reading Skills and Attitudes; (8) Using Checklists to Assess Competencies and Weaknesses in Drawing, Writing, and Spelling; (9) Using Holistic Scoring and the Informal Writing Inventory to Assess Writing; (10) Other Alternative Means of Assessing Writing and Spelling Ability; (11) Using Portfolio Assessment in Any Literacy Program; and (12) Closing Thoughts. (Rs)
Reading correction kit by Wilma H Miller( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1982 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This kit for teachers is designed to help students at the elementary and secondary levels improve their reading skills. The kit is divided into twelve sections. The first section describes in detail how to best put the materials found in this aid to use. Sections two through six are devoted to the word-recognition techniques of sight word knowledge, phonetic analysis, structural analysis, context clue usage, and dictionary usage. In each section the characteristics of a word-recognition skill and directions on how to improve this skill at both the elementary and secondary school levels are given. Section seven describes how to correct weaknesses in meaning vocabulary knowledge. Sections eight through eleven deal with correcting difficulties at the various levels of comprehension. These chapters are devoted to improving skills in literal comprehension, interpretive comprehension, critical reading, and creative reading. The twelfth section is devoted to correcting difficulties in the various study skills. Each chapter also contains a series of worksheets related to specific reading skills. (Ts)
Teaching reading in the secondary school by Wilma H Miller( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Improving early literacy : strategies and activities for struggling students (K-3) by Wilma H Miller( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Improving Early Literacy Strategies and Activities for Struggling Students (K? 3). This practical resource provides teachers with creative strategies, games, and reproducible activity sheets that are designed to help improve literacy skills in struggling K-3 readers. Improving Early Literacy addresses five general areas for improving reading instruction: Letter-name knowledge, sight word knowledge, phonics, word structure, contextual analysis, vocabulary knowledge, and comprehension. It also includes reproducible informal assessment devices. Written by Wilma H. Miller, an expert in the field of early literacy, this important book is based on solid research and includes activities, strategies, and hands-on exercises that can be used both in standard and in special education classrooms for either whole class instruction or work with individual students. Improving Early Literacy offers teachers an arsenal of reading strategies for helping struggling emergent readers develop letter-name knowledge, sight word knowledge, phonics, and reading fluency skills. This book provides a comprehensive listing of various strategies incorporated into activities and worksheets and offers a practical introduction to early literacy instruction informal assessment devices based on proven research concepts approaches, strategies, and materials for teaching early literacy skills techniques for developing listening and oral language skills. Ways to assess and implement letter-name knowledge and sight word knowledge strategies for improving phonic analysis enhancement of structural and contextual analysis ways to expand vocabulary and comprehension techniques for teaching emergent literacy to children with special needs
Elementary reading today; selected articles by Wilma H Miller( Book )

6 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book of reading is a compilation of periodical articles, most of which have been published in the last five years. Part 1 contains three articles which relate to the process of reading. Part 2 discusses reading readiness development at home and at school. Two articles discuss aspects of the home environment which best help prepare children to achieve success in beginning reading, and one article looks at reading readiness development in kindergarten. Part 3 is composed of a number of articles which discuss the various elementary reading approaches. The methodology of the language-experience and basal reader approaches is illustrated in five articles. Five other articles are related to individualized reading and how it can be used in conjunction with other reading approaches. Part 4, "Reading Skills and Grouping for Individual Differences," discusses phonics, structural analysis, context clues, vocabulary, comprehension, critical reading, and content reading. Part 5 is devoted to articles on the diagnosis and remediation of reading difficulties in the elementary school and to articles on teaching culturally disadvantaged children and disabled readers. (Wr)
Reading teacher's complete diagnosis & correction manual by Wilma H Miller( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strategies for developing emergent literacy by Wilma H Miller( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The text discusses ways in which to prepare students for continuing literacy throughout their life as learners. Emergent literacy is part of the transactional model that says that all children have prior knowledge upon which they build, and continue building upon, throughout their lives
Teaching elementary reading today by Wilma H Miller( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survival reading skills for secondary students by Wilma H Miller( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reading teacher's survival kit by Wilma H Miller( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ready-to-use activities & materials for improving content reading skills by Wilma H Miller( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading skills problem solver : ready-to-use strategies & activities sheets for correcting all types of reading problems by Wilma H Miller( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading & writing remediation kit : ready-to-use strategies & activities to build content reading & writing skills by Wilma H Miller( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vocabulary and skills - Assessing competencies and weaknesses - Improving vocabulary - Improving comprehension, critical (evaluative reading) and creative (applied) reading in the content area - Strategies and activity sheets - Test construction and test-making skills - "At-risk" students s _____________
The reading activities handbook by Wilma H Miller( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading comprehension activities kit : ready-to-use techniques and worksheets for assessment and instruction by Wilma H Miller( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Complete reading disabilities handbook : ready-to-use techniques for teaching reading disabled students
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Alternative assessment techniques for reading & writingImproving early literacy : strategies and activities for struggling students (K-3)Reading teacher's complete diagnosis & correction manualStrategies for developing emergent literacySurvival reading skills for secondary studentsThe reading teacher's survival kitReady-to-use activities & materials for improving content reading skillsReading skills problem solver : ready-to-use strategies & activities sheets for correcting all types of reading problems