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Ch 6: Language Arts Curriculum & Instruction

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The engaging lessons in this self-paced chapter can help you build a quality understanding of language arts curriculum and instruction. Take short quizzes to quickly assess your comprehension and ensure you're ready to excel on an upcoming test.

Language Arts Curriculum & Instruction - Chapter Summary

Strengthening your knowledge of language arts curriculum and instruction is simple using this chapter's entertaining lessons. With the help of top instructors, you can study reading intervention, methods to teach integrated language arts and more. Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Describe relationships that exist between the language arts
  • List and discuss issues in middle school language arts curricula
  • Define and share examples of systematic oral language instruction
  • Detail how to provide explicit instruction in content-specific discourse skills
  • Outline how to use assessments to plan language arts instruction

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7 Lessons in Chapter 6: Language Arts Curriculum & Instruction
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Relationships Between the Language Arts

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.

Issues in Middle School Language Arts Curricula

2. Issues in Middle School Language Arts Curricula

The curriculum for language arts covers a massive range of skills and abilities. This lesson discusses some of the major issues facing middle school students.

Finding Methods to Teach Integrated Language Arts

3. Finding Methods to Teach Integrated Language Arts

There are numerous strategies for teaching language arts, but how do you integrate your lessons? This lesson discusses strategies and examples to give you a starting point for integrating a language arts classroom.

Systematic Oral Language Instruction: Definition & Examples

4. Systematic Oral Language Instruction: Definition & Examples

Are you ready to apply systematic oral language instruction to teach English language structures to your students? This lesson explores systematic oral language instruction through practical examples.

Providing Explicit Instruction in Content-Specific Discourse Skills

5. Providing Explicit Instruction in Content-Specific Discourse Skills

Helping students learn to communicate in different content areas often involves teaching them discursive strategies specific to different disciplines. This lesson discusses explicit instruction in content-specific discourse skills.

Using Assessments to Plan Language Arts Instruction

6. Using Assessments to Plan Language Arts Instruction

Teachers make decisions about what to teach and when from many sources. One of these is using assessments. How does this work? This lesson outlines using assessments to inform instruction in language arts.

Reading Intervention: Programs, Strategies and Activities

7. Reading Intervention: Programs, Strategies and Activities

This lesson highlights programs, strategies and activities that can be used for students with reading difficulties. A short quiz follows to test your knowledge on these reading intervention techniques.

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