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Ch 9: Methods for Teaching Reading

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This chapter offers a fun and engaging examination of various methods for teaching reading that can help you excel on an upcoming test. Gain full comprehension of this subject by reviewing entertaining lessons and taking multiple-choice quizzes.

Methods for Teaching Reading - Chapter Summary

Our top instructors have developed informative lessons that can ensure you understand various methods for teaching reading. Whether you want to comprehend strategies for developing students' learning and reading habits or need to know ways to use technology for literacy development, this chapter can help! Complete the lessons to enhance your ability to:

  • Discuss the planning and execution of reading instruction
  • Explain the use of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation to enhance learning
  • Describe how differentiated instruction helps adapt the learning environment for students
  • Define hands-on, interactive, expository and collaborative instructional strategies
  • List types of graphic organizers
  • Detail how to teach reading comprehension using literary texts
  • Share strategies for teaching ELL students to read
  • Provide tips for using technology in the classroom

All the lessons in this chapter are short in length, enabling you to fit your study of methods for teaching reading into a busy schedule. With each lesson is a mini quiz you can use to assess your comprehension of the concepts the lesson covers. If you hit a snag while reviewing this chapter or need more information about specific concepts, don't hesitate to send your questions to our experts. Before taking your test, feel free to assess your overall knowledge of the lessons by taking the practice exam.

10 Lessons in Chapter 9: Methods for Teaching Reading
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How to Teach Reading: Planning and Execution

1. How to Teach Reading: Planning and Execution

Feeling overwhelmed with the immensity of teaching reading comprehension? Watch this video lesson to learn four easy steps to plan and execute reading lessons.

Strategies for Developing Students' Learning & Reading Habits

2. Strategies for Developing Students' Learning & Reading Habits

Ever finished reading and couldn't remember what you had just read? Many students experience this, too. Watch this video lesson to learn strategies to help your students develop healthy reading habits.

Using Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation to Enhance Learning

3. Using Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation to Enhance Learning

Why do you want to learn about educational psychology? Do you enjoy reading about different theories and practices? Do you have to pass this class in order to receive a degree? Our behaviors are driven by intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. In this lesson, distinguish between these types of motivation and learn how they can enhance learning.

Differentiated Instruction: Adapting the Learning Environment for Students

4. Differentiated Instruction: Adapting the Learning Environment for Students

Differentiated instruction is a great strategy that teachers use to accommodate a wide variety of learning needs. In this lesson, we discuss differentiated instruction and identify which aspects of the classroom can be differentiated.

Instructional Strategies: Hands-On, Interactive, Expository & Collaborative

5. Instructional Strategies: Hands-On, Interactive, Expository & Collaborative

In this lesson, we will use the fictional Academy of Magic to illustrate four types of instructional strategies that teachers use in the classroom: expository instruction, interactive instruction, hands-on instruction and collaborative instruction.

Graphic Organizer: Definition, Types & Examples

6. Graphic Organizer: Definition, Types & Examples

In this lesson, delve into the world of graphic organizers and gain an understanding of the definition and varieties. You'll also view examples of how they can be applied to foster a myriad of educational objectives.

Using Literary Texts to Teach Reading Comprehension

7. Using Literary Texts to Teach Reading Comprehension

Comprehension is one of the major elements of reading, and in order to get students to improve their comprehension, you need to present them with good reading material. This lesson will acquaint you with the use and benefits of literary texts.

Teaching ELL Students to Read

8. Teaching ELL Students to Read

There has been an increase in the number of English language learners (ELLs) in the classroom. This lesson highlights ways to teach ELLs to become successful readers.

Using Technology in the Classroom

9. Using Technology in the Classroom

Technology has become much more prevalent and available in the classroom. This lesson will offer some guidelines and strategies for using technology in the classroom.

Using Technology for Literacy Development

10. Using Technology for Literacy Development

Technology is being used in almost every way imaginable to improve our lives.This has thankfully been the case in education, where technology has been used to improve literacy. Find out how this is so in this lesson.

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