Ch 7: Promoting Literacy in the Classroom

About This Chapter

Explore strategies for creating an environment that fosters positive habits and attitudes about reading diverse texts. The lesson quizzes and chapter practice test can help you assess your understanding of how to promote literacy in the classroom.

Promoting Literacy in the Classroom - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, our expert instructors detail how to help students develop healthy reading habits and positive attitudes toward reading. The concepts reviewed in this chapter highlight how a community of readers can be fostered in a classroom. For example, you can learn about specific lesson activities that can be used to model these behaviors as well as how to establish classroom norms that further reinforce them. After completing these lessons, you should be able to:

  • Describe strategies for developing health reading habits in students
  • List methods to encourage positive reading attitudes
  • Detail what is required to create a classroom environment and norms that value reading
  • Explain how to help students diversify their text selection

Key terms related to the concepts listed above will be bolded throughout the text lessons, so you can easily identify what is essential. To supplement your reading and assess your understanding, use the printable worksheets and take the accompanying practice quizzes. You will be able to get a more comprehensive view by completing the 30 question practice test at the end of the chapter. These can help you identify any areas you should review before moving to the next section.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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