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AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Strategies for Comprehension - Chapter Summary
Find out what reading comprehension is and explore reciprocal teaching strategies in these lessons. They help you better your ability to answer questions on the AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12 test relating to:
- Definition and levels of guided reading
- Classroom discussion activities
- Promoting reading fluency through activities
- Strategies related to reading and writing fluency
- Small group instruction
- The processes involved in communication
- Literal language and connotation
This chapter includes engaging video and text lessons. The video lessons range from 5-10 minutes long, and they contain video tags that allow you to move to a certain part in a lesson, whether it's for learning new material or reviewing topics you are already familiar with. After working through the lessons, use the self-assessment quizzes to see if you are ready for the real exam.
1. What is Reading Comprehension?
When you are reading, it isn't enough to just process the words. You need to understand what you are reading, too. In this lesson, you'll learn about the steps involved in reading comprehension.
2. Reciprocal Teaching: Strategies, Definition & Examples
In this lesson, we will define reciprocal teaching as a discussion between teachers and students about reading material and explain the strategies used in the activity.
3. What is Guided Reading? - Definition & Levels
This lesson will highlight the practice of guided reading by providing a definition of the term and explaining the levels associated with it. A short quiz will follow to test your knowledge.
4. Class Discussion: Activities & Ideas
In this lesson, we will discuss the importance of class discussions. We will also review several different types of class discussion activities that are appropriate for a variety of grade levels and subjects.
5. Activities that Promote Reading Fluency
Learning to read can be a fun and exciting experience for young students. Providing activities that promote reading fluency helps to improve a child's skill.
6. Teaching Strategies for Reading & Writing Fluency
This lesson discusses teaching strategies to improve students' reading and writing fluency, including retelling, content clues, step-by-step learning, comparing good and bad writing, and peer editing.
7. Techniques for Collaboration & Small Group Instruction
Meeting with small groups is one way to make sure all students learn. This lesson defines collaboration and small group instruction and shows how to use these techniques in the classroom.
8. The Communication Process
This lesson describes the process of communication. Terms such as sender, receiver, channel, encoding, decoding, noise, and feedback will be defined and explained with examples.
9. Literal Language: Definition & Examples
Do you sometimes feel like nobody understands you? Well, perhaps you should try using more literal language! Learn more about this form of straightforward expression in this lesson, where you'll also find some literal language in action.
10. What is Connotation? - Definition & Meaning
In this lesson, you'll learn what connotation is and how it suggests more than a word's literal dictionary meaning. Then take a look at some common examples of connotation.
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Other chapters within the AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12 (AZ047): Practice & Study Guide course
- AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Linguistic Foundations
- AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Neurological Foundations
- AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Cognitive Foundations
- AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Sociocultural Influences
- AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Theoretical Models
- AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Assessments
- AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Data-Driven Instruction
- AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Literacy Instruction
- AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Age-Appropriate Instruction
- AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Leadership in Literacy
- AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Partnerships
- AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Literacy Intervention
- AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Spelling & Prewriting
- AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Types of Writing
- AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Vocabulary Development
- AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Fluency Development
- AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Explicit Instruction
- AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Content Area Texts
- AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Critical Thinking for Reading
- AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Content Concepts
- AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Skills for Improving Reading
- AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12 Flashcards