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Literacy Instruction in the Classroom - Chapter Summary
Feel confident that you fully comprehend the basics of literacy instruction in the classroom by exploring this chapter's engaging lessons. Our instructors make it easy to grasp ways educators choose culturally diverse texts for the classroom, develop effective literacy intervention programs and implement learning centers for literacy instruction. Our lessons also ensure that you understand how educators do the following:
- Evaluate and select textbooks, picture books and chapter books for literacy instruction
- Review primary sources and choose media sources for literacy instruction
- Assess online resources and technology for literacy instruction
- Organize classroom spaces that motivate students to succeed in reading and writing
- Set up effective classroom libraries
- Use grouping for literacy instruction
- Implement writing and reading workshops
- Run effective literature circles in elementary school settings
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1. Evaluating Chapter & Picture Books for Literacy Instruction
How can literacy teachers evaluate books for their students to read? How can they choose the best picture and chapter books for their classroom? In this lesson, we'll answer these questions by looking at how to evaluate books' content and presentation.
2. What is Genre? - Definition & Types
Genre is a French word that means sort or style. It is often used to classify different types of art. In this lesson, we will define genre, learn why it's important and look at how genres evolve over time.
3. Choosing Culturally Diverse Texts for the Classroom
In this lesson, we will learn about using children's literature in the classroom to make instruction more relatable to diverse student populations, as well as to broaden the perspectives of all students.
4. Developing Effective Literacy Intervention Programs
This lesson encourages schools and teachers to think outside of the box in terms of developing literacy intervention programs that are motivational as well as effective for all students.
5. How to Use Grouping for Literacy Instruction
There are various ways to use instructional grouping for literacy instruction, such as heterogeneous grouping, dynamic grouping, cooperative learning, and peer tutoring. Learn how these grouping strategies give students opportunities to learn at their individual levels, as well as collaboratively.
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