Ch 4: PLACE: Reading Programs & Teaching Approaches

About This Chapter

Review types of reading programs and teaching approaches when you study this chapter. Consisting of videos, text lessons and quizzes that test your understanding, the chapter was designed to help you prepare you for the PLACE Reading Specialist examination.

PLACE: Reading Programs and Teaching Approaches - Chapter Summary

Through its illustrated text and video lessons, this chapter explores reading programs and examines what makes them effective. You can review literature circles, outcome-based education and the components of adolescent literacy programs as you study these topics. Review the material in preparation for passing the PLACE Reading Specialist examination. This chapter might assist you with:

  • Exploring the components of reading programs, including phonics, vocabulary and comprehension
  • Identifying the steps of the Outcome-Driven Model
  • Explaining Response to Intervention strategies
  • Describing the Orton-Gillingham approach to reading education
  • Understanding the components of basal reading programs
  • Identifying the advantages of literature circles
  • Outlining the fundamentals of instruction and assessment literacy programs

The above concepts are made easy to understand, and they can be studied at your convenience via a computer or via your mobile technology. Submit your questions to the instructors. There are also multiple-choice quizzes that can help you assess your understanding and determine if they are any areas they need extra review.

PLACE: Reading Programs and Teaching Approaches Chapter Objectives

The PLACE Reading Specialist examination may test your knowledge of supervisory methods and cloze technique characteristics as well as your ability to implement reading programs. The exam has approximately 100 multiple-choice questions that are spread among four subareas. This topics in this chapter can be found within the Reading Program subarea.

7 Lessons in Chapter 4: PLACE: Reading Programs & Teaching Approaches
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
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.

Outcome-Based Education: Steps & Evaluation

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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?

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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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Practice Final Exam
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