Reading Programs for Students With Special Needs


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The Big Five of Reading refers to:

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1. All of the following is a critical element of reading instruction EXCEPT:

2. Mr. Jennings, a first grade teacher, wants to supplement his reading program with more phonemic awareness and phonics instruction. Which of the following activities would be an appropriate way to help his students practice these early learner skills?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this worksheet and quiz, you can test how much you understand about reading programs for special needs students. Quiz topics include the Big Five of Reading and the elements of reading instruction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz and worksheet goals are listed as follows:

  • Determine a way a teacher can help students with early learner skills
  • Understand which area students are being tested on when it comes to answering questions about a text
  • Identify the importance of fluency with regard to reading

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on reading programs for special needs students
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the way teachers can aid students in phonemic awareness
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characteristics and components of reading instruction

Additional Learning

Advance what you know about reading instruction with the lesson called Reading Programs for Students With Special Needs. Specifically, you'll be taught about the following areas of study:

  • The National Reading Panel and its creation of the five areas of reading instruction
  • Vocabulary instruction
  • Creating a reading program for your students
  • Phonemic awareness activities