Using Direct Instruction to Teach Skills & Procedures


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What is a teaching process in which you explicitly teach a new skill or procedure?

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1. What is a learning objective?

2. What is the first thing you should do when beginning direct instruction?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Direct instruction is a technique commonly use by teachers. Use this quiz and worksheet to see what you know about direct instruction. Assessment items focus on related terminology and how and why direct instruction is used.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Your knowledge of the following will be assessed:

  • What to do at the beginning of direct instruction
  • Learning objectives
  • The goal of direct instruction

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what should be done as students are guided through initial practice
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the name of the teaching process where skills or procedures are explicitly taught
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on direct instruction

Additional Learning

Learn about the use of direct instruction by completing the lesson titled Using Direct Instruction to Teach Skills & Procedures. The objectives covered include:

  • Reviewing a sample lesson taught using direct instruction
  • Understanding how probing is used to check comprehension
  • Knowing the steps involved in direct instruction