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Interrelationships in Language Arts - Chapter Summary
Use this chapter to refresh your understanding of interrelationships in language arts or explore new concepts for the first time. The lessons cover relationships found between various language arts and examine how to strengthen connections between them. You can also learn more about connections between reading and writing in different groups of children and analyze concepts related to print and print awareness.
Instructors can help you understand how to implement a reading and writing workshop and examine the link between fluency and reading comprehension. After watching the lessons, you will be able to:
- Describe connections between a variety of language arts and list strategies you can use to bolster these connections
- Explain the relationship between reading and writing for children in different groups and describe how to reinforce that relationship
- Discuss how to develop print awareness and concepts about print that include directionality and spacing
- Identify steps you can use to implement a reading and writing workshop
- Share how to make text-to-text connections between written works
- Explain how reading comprehension and fluency are connected and relate to speaking development
This chapter offers a number of resources to help you fully comprehend interrelationships in language arts. In addition to short video lessons, you can access full transcripts that provide you with a written version of the lessons. You can also access timelines located directly below the videos that allow you to find and skip to key topics within each lesson. To make sure you understand lesson concepts, you have access to short self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam. If you have any questions about lesson topics, you can submit them to expert tutors who are ready to assist.
1. Relationships Between the Language Arts
Language arts teachers have to cover an amazingly large amount of curriculum in a relatively short amount of time. So how do they pull it off? By building relationships between different language arts.
2. Connections Between Reading & Writing for Children
Reading and writing are intimately connected to each other. While this may seem intuitive to many adults, this isn't always clear to children. In this lesson, we'll look at what teachers can do in the classroom to help students with both.
3. Development of Print Awareness & Concepts
One of the very first steps in the reading process is print awareness. This lesson defines print awareness and gives some hints on how to use lap reading to develop an understanding of print directionality, spacing, and the alphabetic principle.
4. How to Implement a Reading & Writing Workshop
The workshop model of literacy instruction is popular because it has been shown to improve student reading and writing. During this lesson, we'll examine what the workshop model is, including its basic components, and how best to implement it.
5. Making Text-to-Text Connections Between Written Works
In this lesson, we will discuss connecting different writings to each other by learning about the authors, examining the literary elements, and reflecting on the writings.
6. Teaching Reading Fluency to Improve Reading Comprehension
Fluency is one of the key pillars of good reading instruction. This lesson will give you some ideas about teaching fluency and explain how fluency enhances reading comprehension.
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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
- Impacts on Reading Instruction
- 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