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Instructional Models and Literacy Promotion - Chapter Summary
What are reading models and workshops? How can reading be promoted for students? Which strategies are most effective in teaching reading and writing? These are some of the main topics you will have the opportunity to review when you use this chapter.
You will also develop an understanding of the ways in which problem-solving models are applied in various subjects. Once you have successfully completed this chapter, you should be able to do the following:
- Outline three major types of reading models
- Describe and provide examples of research-based reading programs
- Detail aspects of Readers' Workshop
- Apply an activities-based curriculum to teach reading and writing
- Use effective methods to help students develop a lifelong interest in and habit of reading
- Implement problem-solving models across the curriculum
Brief video and test lessons provide examples and key term definitions to facilitate your learning experience. These lessons can be accessed 24/7 from any device and transcripts can also be printed if you wish to create quick-reference study materials. Quizzes contained in each lesson measure your knowledge as you prepare to move forward.
1. What is a Reading Model? - Definition & Overview
What are reading models and how do they fit into classroom instruction? This lesson outlines the three major types of reading models and shows how each work.
2. Research-Based Reading Programs: Definition & Implementation
Implementing a reading program can be daunting, complicated task. This lesson reviews research-based reading programs, which provide teachers with a manual for providing successful reading programs designed for all ages.
3. What is Readers' Workshop?
Readers' Workshop allows students to learn skills and strategies while reading books they have picked themselves. The workshop method emphasizes teacher-student conferences and peer conversations about books.
4. Balanced Literacy: Activities & Examples
With all the different ways to teach reading and writing, things can feel overwhelming. In this lesson, we'll look at one way to combine disparate ideas about literacy instruction and how to apply it in the classroom.
5. Promoting & Modeling Joy of Reading to Students
This lesson offers ideas and strategies for educators who want to promote and model the joy of reading to students. Teachers who encourage a love of reading while also teaching actual reading skills will help their students be successful.
6. Information Problem-Solving Models in Curriculum Design
Information problem-solving models can help students learn how to seek and apply information as they solve problems. But how can schools implement these models across the curriculum? In this lesson, we'll answer that question.
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- Library Media Policies & Procedures
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