Ch 14: CEOE Reading Specialist: Teaching Reading Comprehension

About This Chapter

This instructional set will strengthen your ability to show competency on your Certification Examinations for Oklahoma Educators (CEOE) Reading Specialist. This chapter concentrates on teaching reading comprehension.

CEOE Reading Specialist: Teaching Reading Comprehension - Chapter Summary

The CEOE Reading Specialist examination will allow you to demonstrate your ability to teach reading comprehension. Brush up on teaching strategies by studying this chapter's animated and informative video lessons. You'll find lessons on:

  • The planning and execution of reading instruction
  • Scaffolding instruction strategies
  • How to teach various forms of writing
  • Comprehension of text features and the structure of language
  • How to go about teaching vocabulary and reading comprehension
  • The definition and types of graphic organizers with examples
  • A close look at the KWL type graphic organizer
  • Ways to go about developing learning and reading habits in students
  • Close- and big-picture reading strategies
  • The definition of metacognitive methods with examples
  • Literacy strategies
  • Reading and writing instruction for diverse learners
  • Ways of questioning a classroom of students
  • Assessment of reading materials

This chapter uses subject matter experts to host the videos. The lessons come with several aids, including a transcript and an ask-an-expert feature. There's even a simple way of creating flashcards of key material if you want that as a study aid.

15 Lessons in Chapter 14: CEOE Reading Specialist: Teaching Reading Comprehension
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How to Teach Reading: Planning and Execution

1. How to Teach Reading: Planning and Execution

Feeling overwhelmed with the immensity of teaching reading comprehension? Watch this video lesson to learn four easy steps to plan and execute reading lessons.

How to Teach Reading Comprehension

2. 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

3. 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.

Strategies for Understanding Various Forms of Writing

4. Strategies for Understanding Various Forms of Writing

Reading effectively means knowing the genre of literature and using strategies for that writing. Different types of writing such as narrative, expository, descriptive, and persuasive have specific objectives and require varied reading strategies.

Language Structure & Text Features in Reading Comprehension

5. Language Structure & Text Features in Reading Comprehension

In this lesson we will examine how language structure and text features can help you comprehend what you are reading and, ultimately, remember the information better!

Vocabulary Words & Reading Comprehension: Teaching Strategies

6. Vocabulary Words & Reading Comprehension: Teaching Strategies

Learning how to decipher unfamiliar words is imperative in any language arts classroom. Watch this video lesson to learn strategies for teaching vocabulary in reading passages.

Graphic Organizer: Definition, Types & Examples

7. Graphic Organizer: Definition, Types & Examples

In this lesson, delve into the world of graphic organizers and gain an understanding of the definition and varieties. You'll also view examples of how they can be applied to foster a myriad of educational objectives.

KWL Chart: Example Graphic Organizer and Classroom Applications

8. KWL Chart: Example Graphic Organizer and Classroom Applications

This lesson will explain what a KWL chart is and illustrate how to use this graphic organizer in a variety of ways to push students' thinking around new content.

Strategies for Developing Students' Learning & Reading Habits

9. Strategies for Developing Students' Learning & Reading Habits

Ever finished reading and couldn't remember what you had just read? Many students experience this, too. Watch this video lesson to learn strategies to help your students develop healthy reading habits.

Close Reading vs. Big Picture Reading Strategies

10. Close Reading vs. Big Picture Reading Strategies

In this lesson, learn about two different approaches to reading a work of literature: big picture strategies and close reading strategies. Discover how these two perspectives can be put into practice through examples from the play 'Romeo and Juliet.'

Metacognitive Strategies: Definition & Examples

11. Metacognitive Strategies: Definition & Examples

This lesson will define and explain in detail what metacognitive strategies are and how they can be used in the classroom to help deepen students' thinking about content and develop students who are ready and willing to tackle new content.

Literacy Strategies for Teachers

12. Literacy Strategies for Teachers

The best way for children to grow as readers is for them to constantly practice and engage in reading. Reading research tells us that thinking about what your brain is doing when reading, or being metacognitive, helps one to progress in regard to comprehension. Children need to know what and why they're reading. Implementing specific literacy strategies will help them accomplish this.

Teaching Reading & Writing to Diverse Learners

13. Teaching Reading & Writing to Diverse Learners

As teachers in today's society, we have to meet the needs of diverse learners. This lesson will help you understand strategies for teaching reading and writing to a wide range of students.

Questioning Strategies for the Classroom

14. Questioning Strategies for the Classroom

In this lesson we will go over ways to improve questioning strategies in a classroom. We will focus on those methods designed to decrease student anxiety as well as develop student interest in a particular topic.

Strategies for Assessing Reading Materials

15. Strategies for Assessing Reading Materials

One of the most important aspects of being an English language arts teacher is choosing suitable reading materials for your students. Watch this video lesson to learn strategies for choosing the most appropriate materials.

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