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Education 102: Literacy Instruction in the Elementary School

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Whether you need to catch up in class or want to learn more about teaching literacy in elementary school, check out this engaging Education 102 course. Our short lessons and quizzes help you review all the essential topics related to this subject so you can do better in class or learn something new.
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16 Chapters in Education 102: Literacy Instruction in the Elementary School

16 chapters in Education 102: Literacy Instruction in the Elementary School

Ch 1. Learning Processes & Theories {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[53953].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Bottom-Up Processing in Psychology: Examples & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4869].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4869].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Attention and Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up Processing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Using Schemata in Education Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53955].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53955].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Part-to-Whole Instructional Strategies & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53956].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53956].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Text-Based Instructional Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53957].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53957].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Whole-to-Part, Reader-Based & Psycholinguistic Instructional Approaches Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53958].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53958].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Instructional Strategies: Hands-On, Interactive, Expository & Collaborative Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1894].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1894].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Transactional Strategy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53959].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53959].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Balanced Literacy: Activities & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53960].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53960].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Is Language? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[46].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[46].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Nativist Perspective and Language Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9129].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9129].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Language Acquisition: Definition, Theories & Stages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[47].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[47].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Linguistics: Language Development in Children Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1839].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1839].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Language Skills in Children: Development, Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5809].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5809].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Language Learning in Infants and Toddlers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14238].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14238].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Stages of Language Development: Pre-Linguistic and Symbolic Language Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9127].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9127].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Effects of Environment and Culture on Language Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9128].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9128].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Phoneme: Definition, Segmentation & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4856].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4856].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Phonemic & Phonological Awareness: Definitions & Activities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53962].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53962].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Phonological Development in Children: Stages & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7187].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7187].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Teaching Phonics in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50506].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50506].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - What is Pragmatics? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[35751].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[35751].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - How Children Acquire Pragmatic Knowledge about Language Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53963].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53963].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Speech Delays in Toddlers & Children: Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5831].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5831].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - Characteristics of Speech Sound Errors: Speech & Communication Disorders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1873].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1873].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Influences on Constructing Meaning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53976].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53976].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Literary Genres: Definition, Types, Characteristics & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18193].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18193].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Utilizing Text to Construct Meaning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53977].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53977].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Using Context to Construct Meaning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53978].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53978].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Pre-Reading, Reading & Post-Reading Activities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53979].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53979].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Reading Comprehension Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53980].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53980].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Reading Comprehension Activities & Organization Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53981].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53981].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Patterns of Writing Development for Children Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54496].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54496].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Connections Between Reading & Writing for Children Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54497].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54497].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Social Nature of Writing for the Classroom: Voice, Audience, Response & Activities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54498].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54498].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Writing Process: Stages & Activities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54499].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54499].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Using Classroom Space for Writing Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54500].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54500].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Activities for Developing Writing Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54501].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54501].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Stages of Spelling Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54502].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54502].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Patterns of Punctuation & Grammar Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54503].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54503].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Developing Handwriting & Typing Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54504].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54504].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - How to Use Grouping for Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54513].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54513].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Implementing Learning Centers for Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54514].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54514].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Leveling Texts: Pros & Cons, Implementation & Best Practices Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54515].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54515].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Organizing Classroom Space for Reading & Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54516].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54516].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Planning Literacy Instruction: Activities & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54517].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54517].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Time Management in Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54518].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54518].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Creating Themes, Units & Lessons Targeting Literacy Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54519].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54519].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Evaluating Chapter & Picture Books for Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54521].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54521].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Selecting Textbooks for Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54522].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54522].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Appraising Teacher-Made Materials for Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54523].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54523].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Evaluating Technology & Online Resources for Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54524].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54524].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Reviewing Primary Sources for Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54525].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54525].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Choosing Media Sources for Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54526].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54526].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Adapting Instruction for Learners With Sensory Challenges Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1876].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1876].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is Reflective Teaching? - Definition & Methods Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5766].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5766].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Reciprocal Teaching: Strategies, Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5742].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5742].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Culturally Relevant Teaching: Strategies & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5745].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5745].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Educating Students with Special Needs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1869].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1869].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Early Reading Intervention: Programs & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48161].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48161].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Collaborating with Teachers & Literacy Specialists Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54528].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54528].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Comparing Pull-out & Inclusive Settings for Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54529].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54529].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Importance of Assessment in Education Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31676].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31676].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Forms of Assessment: Informal, Formal, Paper-Pencil & Performance Assessments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1880].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1880].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Use and Misuse of Assessments in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1892].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1892].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Standardized Assessments & Formative vs. Summative Evaluations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1881].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1881].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Strategies for Using Informal Observations in Assessment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54531].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54531].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Understanding Miscue Analysis & Running Record Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54532].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54532].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Using the Informal Reading Inventory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54533].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54533].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Using Interviews, Learning Styles & Interest Inventories for Assessment Purposes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54534].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54534].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Student Portfolio Assessment: Strengths & Limitations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48460].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48460].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - How to Use Rubrics for Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54535].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54535].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Standardized Tests in Education: Advantages and Disadvantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1889].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1889].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Providing Effective Feedback on Writing Samples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54536].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54536].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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