Teaching Kids to Read: Strategies


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When teaching reading, where should you begin?

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1. Complete this sentence. When teaching sight words...

2. How should you introduce phonics to your students?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You know how to read, but how well do you know how to teach the skill? This quiz and worksheet set can help you assess how ready you are to teach children how to read. Make sure that you're familiar with sight words and phonics in order to excel on this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The initial steps to take in teaching children to read
  • Do's and Don'ts of helping children conquer reading
  • The significance of variety and phonics in strategy of teaching reading
  • How to use the Dolch Sight Word list

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about teaching kids to read
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to get started when teaching reading
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about good and less effective teaching techniques
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to determine how to help solve problems kids encounter with reading

Additional Learning

To learn more about teaching reading to kids, review the accompanying lesson called Teaching Kids to Read: Strategies. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define sight words
  • Discuss the purpose and use of the Dolch Sight Word list
  • Explain strategies for teaching how to learn sight words
  • Define phonics
  • Explain strategies for teaching phonics