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Elementary ELA: Resource Selection & Classroom Management - Chapter Summary
This chapter provides a handful of lessons that discuss resource selection methods for elementary classrooms, as well as a variety of effective classroom management techniques. Complete the chapter at your own pace to study grouping and scaffolding strategies, as well as methods for teaching students how to select different types of texts. When you're finished with the chapter, you should be able to:
- Teach students how to select diverse texts and self-select reading materials
- Recognize effective scaffolding reading instruction strategies
- Use several grouping techniques for literacy instruction
These lessons are designed to be studied online at any given moment, and the chapter contains short quizzes to help you reinforce your understanding of the subject matter. If you have any questions along the way, simply use the chapter's Ask the Expert feature. You can also revisit the lessons as many times as needed.
1. Teaching Students to Select Diverse Texts
Getting students to choose diverse texts can be a challenge for any teacher. This lesson offers you some strategies for expanding students' horizons as they choose what to read.
2. Strategies for Teaching Students to Self-Select Reading Materials
Classrooms are busy places, and there are times when students need to pick their reading materials independently. This lesson will help you find a strategy that works well to help students self-select reading materials.
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.
4. How to Use Grouping for Literacy Instruction
There are various ways to use instructional grouping for literacy instruction, such as heterogeneous grouping, dynamic grouping, cooperative learning, and peer tutoring. Learn how these grouping strategies give students opportunities to learn at their individual levels, as well as collaboratively.
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