Ch 2: CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Teaching Language & Literacy

About This Chapter

Learn about teaching language and literacy in early childhood education in this chapter of the CEOE Early Childhood Education exam study guide. Video lesson and self-assessment quizzes teach you all you need to know about teaching language and literacy.

CEOE Early Childhood Education: Teaching Language and Literacy - Chapter Summary

Lessons in this chapter explore teaching language and literacy in early childhood education, including language arts teaching strategies, promoting literacy in the classroom, and strategies for teaching ELL students. The integrated model of literacy, the role of print in emergent literacy, and components of reading instruction are also covered. By the end of this chapter, you should be familiar with:

  • Phonological development in children
  • How to teach vocabulary words
  • How to teach reading comprehension
  • Strategies for scaffolding reading instruction
  • Constructing meaning with context clues, prior knowledge and word structure
  • Reading instruction based on student response patterns

Short, engaging video lessons walk you through each concept, and instructors are available to answer any questions you may have. Use the corresponding self-assessment quizzes to test your understanding and retention of each lesson. You can go straight to main topics in each video lesson using the jump feature.

Teaching Language and Literacy - Chapter Objectives

The CEOE Early Childhood Education exam measures a student's knowledge of subject matter in accordance with Oklahoma educator licensure regulations. The exam measures child development, learning, and learning environment; communication, language, and literacy development; learning across the curriculum; and professional knowledge and responsibilities. The material covered in this Teaching Language and Literacy chapter is tested in the communication, language, and literacy development portion of the CEOE exam, which comprises about 27% of the entire test. The exam includes 80 multiple-choice questions and one open-response question.

10 Lessons in Chapter 2: CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Teaching Language & Literacy
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Language Arts Teaching Strategies

1. Language Arts Teaching Strategies

Benjamin Franklin stated: ''Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.'' This remains as true today as it was centuries ago. This lesson highlights strategies that put Ben's words to practice in the language arts class.

Promoting Literacy in the Classroom: Strategies & Tips

2. Promoting Literacy in the Classroom: Strategies & Tips

This lesson will help you explore various ways to promote literacy in your classroom that are both educational and fun for students. Learn a few strategies and tips to help your students read for pleasure and by choice.

Strategies for Teaching ELL Students

3. Strategies for Teaching ELL Students

This lesson will highlight strategies that can be used to help English Language Learners in the classroom, such as the use of pictures and small groups. A short quiz will follow to test your knowledge of methods for teaching ELL students.

Phonological Development in Children: Stages & Overview

4. Phonological Development in Children: Stages & Overview

In this lesson you'll learn all about how children develop the ability to turn basic units of sound into actual language. We'll cover the major phonological skills and the stages of development. Following the lesson is a short quiz.

Phoneme: Definition, Segmentation & Examples

5. Phoneme: Definition, Segmentation & Examples

Phonemes are tiny units of sound in speech. When phonemes are combined, they can make up words. In this lesson, we will discuss what phonemes are, how to segment them in words and why they are important.

How to Teach Vocabulary Words

6. How to Teach Vocabulary Words

Without a rich vocabulary, students have little foundation to understand what they are reading. This lesson highlights vocabulary strategies that can be used to develop student vocabulary skills in elementary, middle and high school.

Teaching Vocabulary in Context

7. Teaching Vocabulary in Context

Learning vocabulary in context helps people make connections for better comprehension. We'll look at a variety of learning strategies that can help students understand and incorporate new words effectively. After the lesson, test your new knowledge with our quiz questions!

How to Teach Reading Comprehension

8. How to Teach Reading Comprehension

Teaching reading comprehension requires instilling in the learner the use of several strategies and skills. This lesson will focus on cognitive skills and notation strategies that will enhance reading comprehension.

Strategies for Scaffolding Reading Instruction

9. Strategies for Scaffolding Reading Instruction

Ever heard the phrase 'reading is the gateway to all learning'? Reading is one of the areas targeted by most states for assessment because it not only is a critical area in academics, but also an area where most students were not showing gains. This lesson will highlight strategies to help struggling readers develop skills to be successful in the classroom.

Constructing Meaning with Context Clues, Prior Knowledge & Word Structure

10. Constructing Meaning with Context Clues, Prior Knowledge & Word Structure

In this lesson, you will learn how readers use prior knowledge, context clues and word structure to aid their understanding of what they read. Explore these strategies through examples from literature and everyday life.

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