Strategies for Scaffolding Reading Instruction


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Using word study:

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1. The importance of the 'Read Aloud/Think Aloud' strategy is:

2. Teachers can support student reading by:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge of various scaffolding methods with this quiz and worksheet. Some of the strategies that you will be assessed on include read aloud/think aloud, graphic organizers, and word study.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test your understanding of scaffolding strategies for reading. Use this quiz and worksheet to:

  • Recall the significance of word study
  • Bring to mind ways in which teachers can encourage reading skills in students
  • Remember how poor reading skills in the primary years influences future reading development
  • Define introducing background information
  • Recall how the read aloud/think aloud strategy impacts reading development

Skills Practiced

Practice these skills with this quiz and worksheet:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about small group instruction in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding using graphic organizers and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding word study

Additional Learning

To learn more about scaffolding reading instruction, read over the related lesson called Strategies for Scaffolding Reading Instruction. You will find the following objectives covered in this lesson:

  • Discover the meaning of scaffolding reading instruction
  • Examine how word study is utilized in scaffolding reading
  • Understand the importance of introducing background information
  • Explore how using graphic organizers improves reading comprehension
  • Identify the significance of using the read aloud/think aloud strategy
  • Explain how small group instruction influences reading development