No teacher wants to see a student struggle with reading, but how can you catch readers for whom learning to read does not come easily? In Catching Readers Before They Fall: Supporting Readers Who Struggle, K-4 , authors Pat Johnson and Katie Keier share their knowledge about reading process and address the challenges teachers face with teaching struggling readers. Through examples from both adults and children, the authors explain and describe the complex, integrated network of strategies that happen in the minds of proficient readers - strategies that struggling readers must learn to construct their own reading processes. They describe classroom environments that support all students and touch upon comprehension strategies and how to help children integrate them. This book is essential reading for all who work with struggling readers in any context and contains a wealth of resources, including a thorough explanation of all the sources of information readers use to solve words, examples and scenarios of teacher/student interactions, prompts to use with struggling readers, lessons on modeling, and assessment guidelines.