Ch 5: AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Theoretical Models

About This Chapter

Make prepping for the AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12 exam a fun process with this chapter. It uses animated videos and interactive quizzes to help you review theoretical models.

AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Theoretical Models - Chapter Summary

Fully comprehend topics that you will see on the AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12 exam by watching the videos included in this chapter. They are short, interactive and help you master topics, such as:

  • Definition of a reading model
  • Whole-language approach
  • The phonics approach
  • Interactive reading models
  • The schema-theoretic approach
  • Knowledge organization

Becoming comfortable with different types of reading models won't be a challenge if you use the resources put together in this chapter. You'll find self-assessment quizzes, video lessons, written transcripts and expert instructors that make the study process simple. All you need to do is watch the video lessons and then assess your knowledge by using the self-assessment quizzes.

6 Lessons in Chapter 5: AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Theoretical Models
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What is a Reading Model? - Definition & Overview

1. What is a Reading Model? - Definition & Overview

What are reading models and how do they fit into classroom instruction? This lesson outlines the three major types of reading models and shows how each work.

Using the Top-Down or Whole Language Approach to Reading Instruction

2. Using the Top-Down or Whole Language Approach to Reading Instruction

When it comes to reading instruction, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. This lesson will familiarize you with the top-down or whole language approach to reading instruction.

Using the Phonics Approach to Reading Instruction

3. Using the Phonics Approach to Reading Instruction

The phonics approach to reading focuses on the individual sounds made by letters. This lesson will explore the phonics approach to reading instruction and will end with a brief quiz to test what you have learned.

Using an Interactive Reading Model for Instruction

4. Using an Interactive Reading Model for Instruction

In this lesson, you'll learn about bottom-up and top-down approaches to reading and their shortcomings. Then, you'll discover how an interactive reading model aims for the best of both worlds.

Using the Schema-Theoretic Approach to Reading Instruction

5. Using the Schema-Theoretic Approach to Reading Instruction

As a reader, are you just absorbing what a text says? In this lesson, we'll discuss the role of schemas in the reading process and how we interpret more than just words on a page.

Knowledge Organization: Schemata and Scripts

6. Knowledge Organization: Schemata and Scripts

How does your mind organize the world? When you see a new animal, can you easily tell if it's a bird, mammal or fish? Categories and mental structures, such as types of animals, are called schemata. This lesson discusses different types of schemata and why they are important.

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