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Ch 5: OAE Reading: Planning Reading Programs

About This Chapter

Use this chapter to study for the questions on the OAE Reading exam that relate to promoting literacy and developing reading comprehension. These lessons will guide you through the process of planning different types of reading programs.

OAE Reading: Planning Reading Programs - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you will be able to study for the OAE Reading exam through learning how to develop reading programs based on different techniques, approaches, and purposes. In addition to teaching you how to select and assess reading materials and detailing the five elements of effective reading plans, these lessons will expound upon the following:

  • Grouping and tracking ability in schools
  • Bilingual education
  • Developing an ESL curriculum
  • The Outcome-Driven Model's five main steps
  • Strategies for response to intervention
  • Orton-Gillingham Approach and Basal Reading
  • Benefits of literature circles
  • Adolescent literacy programs

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12 Lessons in Chapter 5: OAE Reading: Planning Reading Programs
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Elements of Effective Reading Programs

1. Elements of Effective Reading Programs

This lesson discusses the necessary steps students must master in order to become great readers. This lesson reminds teachers that it is important to build a firm foundation so that readers can develop their reading skills over a period of time.

Influences on Selecting Reading Programs & Materials

2. Influences on Selecting Reading Programs & Materials

When it comes to teaching reading, it's very important to use research-based tools that meet the needs of your students. Take a look at this lesson for help selecting reading programs and materials for elementary schools.

Strategies for Assessing Reading Materials

3. Strategies for Assessing Reading Materials

One of the most important aspects of being an English language arts teacher is choosing suitable reading materials for your students. Watch this video lesson to learn strategies for choosing the most appropriate materials.

Ability Grouping and Tracking in Schools: Advantages and Disadvantages

4. Ability Grouping and Tracking in Schools: Advantages and Disadvantages

In this lesson we will discuss within class grouping and between class grouping. In addition, we will review the pros and cons of between class grouping, also known as tracking.

Bilingual Education, Immersion & Multicultural Education

5. Bilingual Education, Immersion & Multicultural Education

Educators use many approaches for second-language instruction. The approaches vary based on the individual needs of the learner, focusing on his or her current language abilities, background, and cultural experiences. This lesson will differentiate between the different types of second-language instruction, including immersion, bilingual education, and multicultural education.

ESL Curriculum Development

6. ESL Curriculum Development

This lesson will highlight some ways in which curriculum can be developed for English as a second language (ESL) classrooms and learners, as well as go over some instructional strategies to help support ESL students develop their language skills.

Outcome-Based Education: Steps & Evaluation

7. Outcome-Based Education: Steps & Evaluation

The simplest way to measure learning effectiveness is to ask, 'What will the students actually be able to do when they're finished learning?' In this lesson we'll discuss typical steps for achievement and evaluation in the outcome-based approach.

What Is Response to Intervention (RTI)? - Tiers & Strategies

8. What Is Response to Intervention (RTI)? - Tiers & Strategies

The Response to Intervention process, or RTI, was designed and implemented in public schools as an attempt at early intervention for students with exceptional educational needs. In this video, we will look at the basics of this process.

The Orton-Gillingham Approach of Reading Instruction

9. The Orton-Gillingham Approach of Reading Instruction

In this lesson, we discover an important learning method, the Orton-Gillingham Approach, which can help students with dyslexia and other reading-related learning disabilities to overcome their disorders.

What Is a Basal Reading Program?

10. What Is a Basal Reading Program?

In this lesson, we explore the basic methods behind teaching a basal reading program and what students, parents, and teachers can expect when a basal program is implemented.

How Literature Circles Benefit Reading Comprehension

11. How Literature Circles Benefit Reading Comprehension

Literature circles: Are they a waste of instruction time or a worthwhile opportunity for student growth? This lesson outlines some great benefits to using literature circles in your classroom.

Elements of Effective Adolescent Literacy Programs

12. Elements of Effective Adolescent Literacy Programs

In this lesson, we will examine the components of a comprehensive adolescent literacy program, including techniques to make it relevant and motivating to students, instructional implications for teachers in all content areas, and program evaluation.

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