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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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Other chapters within the FTCE Reading K-12 (035) Prep course
- About the FTCE Tests
- Foundational Reading Research & Theory
- Literary Genre & Form
- Evaluation & Selection of Reading Materials for Instruction
- Assessment Methods in Reading Instruction
- Principles of Language Acquisition
- Emergent Literacy Instruction
- Phonics & Word Recognition
- Teaching Vocabulary Acquisition
- Teaching Reading Fluency
- Elements of Reading Comprehension
- Reading Comprehension Instruction Strategy
- Content Area Reading Strategies
- Teaching Diverse Student Populations
- Reading Program Supervision & Administration
- FTCE Reading K-12 Flashcards