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Continuously Monitoring to Improve Reading Instruction - Chapter Summary
The lessons in this chapter gives you simple steps to help you improve your reading instruction. From choosing the right assessment tools to tips on assessing students on their reading fluency, the easy to understand lessons make it a breeze to master these skills. In this chapter you will learn:
- Selecting appropriate literary assessments
- Assessment techniques for reading fluency
- Formative assessment ideas for reading
- Using assessments to plain language arts instruction
With the help of our professional instructors, this chapter includes engaging video and text lessons that simplify key concepts and give you the skills to monitor reading fluency. Check your comprehension with the short quizzes at the end of each lesson and a comprehensive chapter exam to guide you to any lessons you might want to review. You can switch between computer, tablet, and mobile learning at any time to learn at your own pace wherever you go. Pick up where you left off in each lesson and track your overall progress in the chapter and course on the Dashboard.
1. Continuously Monitoring to Improve Reading Instruction
Reading instruction teaches students skills involved in reading comprehension and can be improved by monitoring progress. See how assessments function, and discover the main elements in reading to monitor in the classroom.
2. Selecting Appropriate Literacy Assessments for Students
Choosing a literacy assessment that is appropriate for a specific classroom or student is important for improving teaching. Explore how decoding, fluency, and comprehension are each assessed to better understand different types of assessments.
3. Assessment Techniques for Reading Fluency
The ability to comprehend text while reading in a fluent manner is essential to becoming a strong reader. In this lesson we will examine the importance of reading fluency and ways to assess and monitor children's fluency.
4. Formative Assessment Ideas for Reading
Casual assessment is imperative to keep track of student progress through the year. This lesson offers ideas for formative reading assessment activities.
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Other chapters within the TExES English Language Arts and Reading 7-12 (231): Practice & Study Guide course
- Relationships Among the Language Arts
- Teaching for Diverse Student Needs
- Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners
- English Language Development & Analysis
- Language Structure
- Using Proper Punctuation
- Strategies & Skills for Reading
- Teaching Fluency
- Teaching & Improving Reading Comprehension
- Analyzing Nonfiction Text
- Facilitating Comprehension of Informational Texts
- Executing Research Projects
- Introduction to Literary Analysis
- Periods of American Literature
- Periods of British Literature
- World Literature Overview
- Young Adult Literature Overview
- Strategies & Skills for Literary Text
- Essay Writing Fundamentals
- Writing Skills & Techniques
- Strategies for Teaching Writing & Providing Feedback
- Teaching Oral Communication
- Teaching Media Literacy
- Assessing English Language Arts & Reading
- TExES English Language Arts and Reading 7-12 Flashcards