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Evidence-Based Reading Instruction - Chapter Summary
This chapter considers evidence-based reading instruction in a variety of key topics and teaching strategies, providing a thoughtful yet time-sensitive review of the following:
- Incorporating data into instruction
- Differentiated instruction
- Research-grounded teaching strategies for reading
- Fostering development of reading at all levels
- Methods of scaffolding reading instruction
- Using flexible grouping
- Approaching instruction from a whole-to-part, reader-based, and psycholinguistic angle
The practice quizzes accompanying each lesson can be used to ensure you're understanding the material before moving on, and they can also be printed out as worksheets for additional study away from your computer. The quizzes can be taken and re-taken as many times as you like. A chapter exam at the end ensures you have mastered the material you need to know.
1. Using Data to Inform Instruction
This lesson highlights how data is used to improve student achievement through instruction, assessment, analysis, and re-teaching. A short quiz will follow to test your knowledge.
2. What Is Differentiated Instruction? - Strategies & Examples
In this lesson, we will explore the importance of differentiation and what differentiation is. We will also uncover main types of differentiation and some examples of differentiation in the classroom.
3. Research-Based Instructional Strategies for Reading
When teachers use research-based instructional strategies, students have the best chance to learn to read or improve their reading skills. Effective instructional strategies will include the key areas of word knowledge and comprehension.
4. Promoting Reading Development at All Levels
Successful teachers provide support for students of all skill and ability levels. This lesson will provide strategies for promoting reading comprehension skills for all students and show how these strategies work in a classroom.
5. 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.
6. Incorporating Flexible Grouping in the Classroom
One of the most common ways to differentiate instruction to meet student needs is through flexible grouping. This lesson defines flexible grouping and details several ways you can incorporate it into your classroom.
7. Whole-to-Part, Reader-Based & Psycholinguistic Instructional Approaches
In this lesson, we'll examine how to teach reading using whole-to-part strategies, including what psycholinguistics says about the ways words differ from each other.
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Other chapters within the Praxis Reading Specialist (5301): Practice & Study Guide course
- Reading Assessment Techniques
- Oral Language Development in Children
- Teaching Phonemic & Phonological Awareness
- Concepts of Print
- Phonics & Fluency
- Word Analysis & Vocabulary for Developing Readers
- Building Reading Comprehension & Literacy
- Reading Comprehension of Fiction & Poetry
- Reading Comprehension of Nonfiction Texts
- Writing Development
- Spelling, Grammar & Mechanics
- Research & Inquiry Tools for Reading Instruction
- Specialized Skills for the Reading Professional
- Leadership & Professional Development for Reading Specialists
- The Reading Education Community
- Praxis Reading Specialist Flashcards