Ch 23: MTLE Physical Education: Subject-Area Reading Skills

About This Chapter

In this chapter, you'll review strategies for teaching reading comprehension as it relates to PE in order to prepare for questions of this type on the MTLE Physical Education exam.

MTLE Physical Education: Subject Area Reading Skills - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons in this chapter to help you prepare for MTLE Physical Education exam questions regarding integrating reading skills into a physical education curriculum. You'll review the connections between physical development and reading growth as well as how to support these bonds with reading materials and strategies. After completing the short video lessons, you should be able to do the following:

  • Relate physical development to reading skills
  • Utilize practices to build literacy across content areas
  • Apply text structure understanding to various subject areas
  • Share strategies for teaching content area vocabulary and reading comprehension
  • Select content area texts

Professional instructors share their knowledge of reading comprehension and physical education as they relate to questions you could face on the MTLE Physical Education test. Be sure to use the chapter quizzes to test your knowledge before the exam.

7 Lessons in Chapter 23: MTLE Physical Education: Subject-Area Reading Skills
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How the Physical Development of Students Relates to Reading

1. How the Physical Development of Students Relates to Reading

Believe it or not, physical development can influence reading skill development in children. In this lesson, we will explore specific examples of how physical development in students relates to learning how to read and other academic developments.

Content Area Literacy: Definition & Instructional Practices

2. Content Area Literacy: Definition & Instructional Practices

Learning to read in different content areas is a skill that serves students well. Content-area literacy does not necessarily come naturally, so this lesson gives you some ideas for helping students read well across the content areas.

Strategies for Teaching Reading & Writing Across Content Areas

3. Strategies for Teaching Reading & Writing Across Content Areas

Students are required to read and write in most subject areas. How can teachers support this? This lesson discusses strategies that promote writing and reading comprehension in all content areas.

Using Text Structure & Style to Comprehend Other Subjects

4. Using Text Structure & Style to Comprehend Other Subjects

If you need strategies to help make comprehending difficult subjects easier, this lesson is for you! We will learn how to analyze different text structures and styles to quickly understand the texts you're reading.

Instructional Approaches to Content Area Vocabulary

5. Instructional Approaches to Content Area Vocabulary

In this lesson, we'll learn about some ways to incorporate vocabulary instruction into content-area classes to help support student learning in a variety of academic disciplines.

How to Teach Reading Comprehension

6. How to Teach Reading Comprehension

Teaching reading comprehension requires instilling in the learner the use of several strategies and skills. This lesson will focus on cognitive skills and notation strategies that will enhance reading comprehension.

Selecting Texts for Reading Comprehension

7. Selecting Texts for Reading Comprehension

In this lesson, we'll go over strategies for selecting texts for your students. We'll cover pre-reading strategies, as well as during-reading strategies and post-reading activities that can help reinforce reading comprehension.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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