About This Chapter
Impacts on Reading Instruction - Chapter Summary
The lessons in this chapter offer a comprehensive overview of impacts on reading instruction to help you revisit topics you haven't explored in some time and possibly learn new and exciting concepts you have yet to discover. Instructors examine various activities that can impact reading, including making adjustments to lighting, temperature, noise, comfort and ambience. Lessons also explore ways to help students who are having a difficult time comprehending and processing information.
You can gain greater insight into how working with parents and colleagues to understand a child's home, emotional, physical and developmental issues can improve the child's learning abilities. Diversity in the classroom and its impact on learning is also examined. Once you've completed this chapter, you will be able to:
- Describe various activities you can use to promote reading fluency
- List methods that are useful in helping readers who are struggling
- Explain how personal and individual issues have an impact on language and reading development
- Detail ways that diversity in the classroom can both hinder and help reading instruction
Strengthening your comprehension of impacts on reading is made easy in this chapter. The video lessons are short, no longer than 10 minutes apiece, yet pack detailed insights to ensure you fully comprehend the subject. You can reinforce the concepts covered by taking short self-assessment quizzes that test your knowledge of each lesson, as well as a chapter exam that gauges your comprehension of all of the lessons. Video transcripts can provide you with a written version of the lessons. Expert tutors are ready to answer any questions you have about this chapter.
1. Activities that Promote Reading Fluency
Learning to read can be a fun and exciting experience for young students. Providing activities that promote reading fluency helps to improve a child's skill.
2. Methods for Helping Struggling Readers
Reading can be a difficult subject for students, and at times their frustrations can get lost in a large classroom. This lesson will discuss helpful methods to provide support for struggling readers. These methods can be used at home, for private tutoring or in a classroom setting.
3. How Personal & Individual Issues Impact Language & Reading Development
Students need to learn reading and language skills, but this is easier said than done. We are going to look at several issues that can impact student learning, including home life, physical/developmental situations, and emotional difficulties.
4. How Diversity Impacts Reading Instruction
This lesson provides an overview of ways in which physical, cultural, and developmental diversity can impact reading instruction, which can present both challenges and opportunities in supporting student growth.
Earning College Credit
Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.
To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page
Transferring credit to the school of your choice
Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.
Other chapters within the PLACE Reading Teacher: Practice & Study Guide course
- Foundations of Reading
- Language & Reading Development
- Emergent Literacy
- Teaching Vocabulary
- Learning Through Context
- Analyzing Content While Reading
- Fostering Strategic Readers
- Reading Process Models & Theories
- Instructional Strategies for Literacy
- Interrelationships in Language Arts
- Teaching Diverse Learners to Read
- Reading Assessment & Evaluation
- Using Data to Monitor Progress in Reading
- Selecting Reading Materials & Resources
- Role of the Reading Professional
- Role of Parents & the Community in Reading Instruction
- Managing the Classroom
- PLACE Reading Teacher Flashcards