Michael Opitz has joined Dorothy Rubin in revising Diagnosis and Correction in Reading Instruction! A subtle but important change has been made to the title of the Fifth Edition to include the word improvement to reflect a more contemporary view of this topic. Thus, this popular introductory text Diagnosis and Improvement in Reading Instruction, Fifth Edition is now revised and updated based on the latest assessments and research. Among the many substantial revisions, increased coverage on hot topics such as phonological awareness, reading fluency, and English Language Learners has been included to expose teachers to these critical terms. A Look Into the Fifth Edition Four new chapters: - Helping Children Achieve in Reading (ch. 7) - Assessing and Teaching Early Literacy (ch. 7) - Using Texts to Help Children Overcome Reading Difficulties (ch. 9). - A Putting It All Together chapter (ch. 15) provides readers with opportunities to apply what they have read in the text to real-life scenarios. Updated childrens literature selections Reproducible assessment forms Current teaching strategies for teaching specific areas of reading such as phonological awareness, phonics, vocabulary, reading fluency, listening, and comprehension A new Appendix C includes alanguage guide that shows language transfer issues that may impact reading performance An explanation of the newly enacted Response to Intervention legislation and how it relates to the classroom reading programRubin, Dorothy is the author of 'Diagnosis And Correction in Reading Instruction ', published 2006 under ISBN 9780205498451 and ISBN 0205498450.