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Teaching Strategies for Reading Skills

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Anyone looking for teaching resources about strategies for improving student reading skills should take a look at this course. The chapters are full of useful advice about reading activities, student motivation techniques, and literacy awareness.
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9 chapters in Teaching Strategies for Reading Skills

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Ch 1. Emergent Literacy {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[58880].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Emergent Literacy: Definition, Theories & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44395].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44395].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Processes of Scribbling & Invented Spelling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53966].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53966].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Role of Literature in Learning to Read Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54492].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54492].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Activities with a Role in Emergent Reading Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54493].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54493].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Understanding Consonants, Vowels & Syllables: Types, Structure & Activities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54494].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54494].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Familiarizing Students with High Frequency Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53972].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53972].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How Home & School Impact Emergent Literacy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49582].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49582].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Role of Phonics & Sight Words in Word Recognition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57984].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57984].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Teaching Strategies for Phonics & Sight Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61618].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61618].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Teaching Syllabication & Word Breaks Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61619].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61619].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Morphology of English: Definition & Studies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7179].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7179].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Connection Between Decoding & Encoding in Language Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61620].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61620].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Promoting Spelling Development at All Stages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61621].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61621].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Teaching Reading & Writing to Diverse Learners Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61622].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61622].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - How to Teach Vocabulary Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31807].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31807].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How to Teach New Vocabulary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31843].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31843].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Fun Ways to Teach Vocabulary Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31711].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31711].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Teaching Vocabulary to ELL Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31696].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31696].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Teaching Vocabulary in Context Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31645].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31645].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Commonly Confused Words in English Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10916].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10916].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Correct Spelling in Written Work: Strategies & Tips Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22074].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22074].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - How to Teach Reading: Planning and Execution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44405].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44405].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How to Teach Reading Comprehension Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44482].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44482].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Strategies for Reading Comprehension Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44481].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44481].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Matching Reading Strategies to Different Text Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[83992].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[83992].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Strategies for Developing Students' Learning & Reading Habits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44396].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44396].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How to Find the Theme or Central Idea Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22669].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22669].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Oral Language Activities & Reading Comprehension Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56444].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56444].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How to Find Cause and Effect in a Reading Selection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31583].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31583].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Analogy in Literature: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8311].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8311].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Understanding Word Meaning Across Subject Areas Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[74044].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[74044].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Exploring Unfamiliar Concepts Through Reading Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[83993].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[83993].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - How to Explain the Main Point through Supporting Details Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28811].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28811].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is a Summary? - Definition & Concept Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3674].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3674].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Determining the Sequence of Events or Steps in a Reading Selection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31585].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31585].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Make Predictions Based on Information from a Reading Selection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32876].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32876].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Drawing Conclusions from a Reading Selection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32877].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32877].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How to Compare & Contrast Ideas in a Reading Selection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44399].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44399].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Determining Facts vs. Opinion in a Text Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54605].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54605].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Author's Purpose: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22526].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22526].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - How Writing Can Improve Reading Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50521].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50521].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Higher Level Thinking Questions for Reading Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48047].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48047].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Strategies for Scaffolding Reading Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31661].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31661].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - The SQ3R Method Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[182249].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[182249].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - SQ3R Template
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Lesson 1 - Leveling Texts: Pros & Cons, Implementation & Best Practices Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54515].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54515].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Evaluating Chapter & Picture Books for Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54521].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54521].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Selecting Textbooks for Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54522].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54522].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Appraising Teacher-Made Materials for Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54523].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54523].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Evaluating Technology & Online Resources for Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54524].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54524].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Reviewing Primary Sources for Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54525].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54525].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Choosing Media Sources for Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54526].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54526].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Promoting Literacy in the Classroom: Strategies & Tips Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31744].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31744].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Importance of Motivation in an Educational Environment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1848].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1848].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Strategies for Motivating Students to Read Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58163].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58163].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Promoting Reading Development at All Levels Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61625].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61625].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Enjoyment of Language for Literacy Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58164].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58164].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How Children's Books Facilitate Reading Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50513].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50513].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Setting Up a Classroom Library: Organization & Ideas Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44404].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44404].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Reciprocal Teaching Activities
Lesson 9 - Using Graphic Organizers in Reciprocal Teaching Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[273375].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[273375].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Echo Reading: Definition, Strategy & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[294593].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[294593].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Echo Reading Activities
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Lesson 1 - Bloom's Taxonomy and Assessments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1897].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1897].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Qualities of Good Assessments: Standardization, Practicality, Reliability & Validity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1882].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1882].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Standardized Assessments & Formative vs. Summative Evaluations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1881].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1881].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Performance Assessments: Product vs. Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1885].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1885].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Selecting Appropriate Literacy Assessments for Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61117].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61117].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Assessment Techniques for Reading Comprehension Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57571].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57571].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Using Cloze for Assessment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48109].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48109].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Using Assessments to Plan Language Arts Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[72599].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[72599].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Formative Assessment Ideas for Reading
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Lesson 1 - What Factors Help & Hinder Reading Comprehension? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61624].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61624].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Factors That Influence Reading Fluency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56443].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56443].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Identifying Early Signs of a Reading Difficulty Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50515].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50515].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How Personal & Individual Issues Impact Language & Reading Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49579].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49579].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How Diversity Impacts Reading Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58892].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58892].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Cultural, Ethnic & Linguistic Relationships to Reading Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44403].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44403].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Methods for Helping Struggling Readers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58891].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58891].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Signs of Reading Fluency Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[280993].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[280993].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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