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CEOE English: Reading Comprehension Strategies - Chapter Summary
The lessons in this chapter will improve your skills at teaching reading comprehension to help prepare you for any related questions on the CEOE English test. Our video lessons are engaging and cover subject matter including how to teach reading comprehension, examples of learning activities, and the following topics:
- Reading comprehension strategies
- Reading strategies that make use of visualization
- Making use of a reading interest inventory
- How to get the students to connect texts to the world around them
- Getting the student to make text-to-text connections
- Teaching strategies for ELL students including teaching them to read
- Teaching bilingual students, immersion and multicultural education
The video lessons are led by enthusiastic instructors and are short and fun to watch. There is a quiz at the end of each lesson for self-assessment. Additionally, there is a feature available that allows you to ask the expert a question.
1. 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.
2. Authentic Learning Activities: Examples & Concept
In this lesson, we will see how authentic learning activities take class material into the real world, what some examples of these activities are, and why they are so valuable to students.
3. Strategies for Reading Comprehension
Have you been assigned to read something and you just couldn't understand what the author is trying to tell you? In this lesson, you will learn five strategies to help yourself understand what you are reading.
4. Reading Strategies Using Visualization
In this lesson, we will define visualization. We will then discuss why this step is important, how we can visualize, and when you should visualize. Finally, we will look at a sample from a poem and practice visualizing.
5. How to Use a Reading Interest Inventory
Teaching reading skills isn't enough if students aren't excited about reading. In this lesson, we'll look at one technique teachers can use to evaluate and increase reading interests and discover how to implement it. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz.
6. Connecting Texts, Students & the World Around Them
Good readers automatically connect what they are reading with their own life, the world around them, and other texts. In this lesson, we'll examine the three main types of connections, and how teachers can help students learn them.
7. Making Text-to-Text Connections Between Written Works
In this lesson, we will discuss connecting different writings to each other by learning about the authors, examining the literary elements, and reflecting on the writings.
8. Influences on Constructing Meaning
Learning to read requires much more than phonemic awareness. Students must also be able to construct meaning. This lesson takes a look at this process by examining the influences of prior knowledge, sociocultural differences, and linguistic understanding.
9. 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.
10. Teaching ELL Students to Read
There has been an increase in the number of English language learners (ELLs) in the classroom. This lesson highlights ways to teach ELLs to become successful readers.
11. Bilingual Education, Immersion & Multicultural Education
Educators use many approaches for second-language instruction. The approaches vary based on the individual needs of the learner, focusing on his or her current language abilities, background, and cultural experiences. This lesson will differentiate between the different types of second-language instruction, including immersion, bilingual education, and multicultural education.
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Other chapters within the OSAT English (CEOE) (107): Practice & Study Guide course
- CEOE English: Introduction to Communication
- CEOE English: Processing Information
- CEOE English: Listening for Understanding
- CEOE English: Presentation & Persuasion
- CEOE English: Social Interaction & Personal Expression
- CEOE English: Purpose & Types of Writing
- CEOE English: Informational Texts
- CEOE English: Process & Structure of Writing
- CEOE English: Grammar
- CEOE English: Sentence Types
- CEOE English: Sentence Structure
- CEOE English: Sentence Clarity
- CEOE English: Editing & Publishing
- CEOE English: Composition
- CEOE English: Research & Sources
- CEOE English: Critical Analysis
- CEOE English: Fundamentals of Language
- CEOE English: Fundamentals of Literature
- CEOE English: Medieval & Middle English Literature
- CEOE English: Renaissance Literature
- CEOE English: 17th & 18th Century Literature
- CEOE English: Romantic Prose & Poetry
- CEOE English: Victorian Literature
- CEOE English: World Literature
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