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Ch 6: Promoting Supportive Learning & Reading Environments

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Let us help you study for a test that covers ways to promote supportive learning and reading environments. The entertaining lessons and short quizzes in this chapter make it easy to boost your knowledge of these learning environments before the day of your test.

Promoting Supportive Learning & Reading Environments - Chapter Summary

Whether you know a little or a lot about the promotion of supportive learning and reading environments, this chapter can help you gain full comprehension. Fun lessons provide in-depth analyses of library space planning, reading intervention, learner-centered teaching and more. Studying this chapter will enable you to:

  • Discuss how to organize classroom space for reading and writing
  • List and discuss student grouping strategies for reading instruction
  • Describe the expression and integration of literacy in the classroom
  • Share ways to develop and manage a high-quality library collection
  • Provide strategies for motivating students to read
  • Discuss technology used in reading instruction
  • Identify and describe strategies for reading intervention and learner-centered teaching
  • Explain how school reading programs can improve student literacy
  • Explain reading programs, strategies, and activities to help students become good readers

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8 Lessons in Chapter 6: Promoting Supportive Learning & Reading Environments
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Organizing Classroom Space for Reading & Writing

1. Organizing Classroom Space for Reading & Writing

Classroom space can be organized intentionally to promote reading and writing by including space and materials in the environment. Examine this through the use of libraries, meeting areas, and the walls of classrooms.

Student Grouping Strategies for Reading Instruction

2. Student Grouping Strategies for Reading Instruction

Student grouping is an effective way to develop the reading skills of young learners. Learn to use different grouping strategies for reading instruction, including whole group activities, small group work, and individual activities.

Expression & Integration of Literacy in the Classroom

3. Expression & Integration of Literacy in the Classroom

To be literate, students must be able to do more than read and write. Learn more about literacy, and explore how to express and integrate literacy in the classroom. This includes speaking and listening, as well as reading and writing.

Strategies for Motivating Students to Read

4. Strategies for Motivating Students to Read

Helping students increase their motivation to read and work on their reading fluency can be aided with simple learning strategies. Learn more about the various strategies for motivating students to read, such as using reward systems, building confidence, classroom libraries, and helping them to see the value in the task.

Technology Used in Reading Instruction

5. Technology Used in Reading Instruction

Classrooms use technology as a valuable tool to assist with reading instruction. Learn how different forms of technology can help with the five essential parts of the reading process: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, comprehension, and vocabulary.

Learner-Centered Teaching: Strategies & Methods

6. Learner-Centered Teaching: Strategies & Methods

Learner-centered teaching uses the students' interests and strengths to create a customized curriculum. Learn strategies and methods for teachers to create a strong community of learners while capitalizing students' strengths and letting students help each other.

How to Improve Student Literacy With School Reading Programs

7. How to Improve Student Literacy With School Reading Programs

School reading programs and proper methods for training teachers can help with improving student literacy. Review school reading programs, look at beginning reading programs, examine upper elementary literacy, and see different ways of training teachers.

Reading Intervention: Programs, Strategies and Activities

8. Reading Intervention: Programs, Strategies and Activities

Students that might have difficulties reading can benefit from reading interventions, which involve activities that help them improve their reading skills. Learn about some reading programs, strategies, and activities to help students become good readers.

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