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Ch 17: Reading Instruction Strategies

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The engaging lessons in this self-paced chapter offer a comprehensive overview of reading instruction strategies. Use the lessons and our multiple-choice quizzes to strengthen your knowledge of these strategies as you prepare for an upcoming test.

Reading Instruction Strategies - Chapter Summary

Feel confident in your understanding of a variety of reading instruction strategies using this entertaining chapter. Exploring our fun lessons can help you gain full comprehension of the stages of literacy development, scientific based reading research (SBRR), academic language, research-based guidelines for teaching vocabulary and more. Studying this chapter will also enable you to:

  • Define and describe evidence-based instruction for phonemic awareness,literary analysis and writing
  • Share strategies for teaching phonics in the classroom
  • List and discuss strategies for improving students' reading fluency
  • Describe the before, during and after technique for reading instruction
  • Identify and discuss strategies for teaching reading and writing across content areas
  • Outline strategies for promoting information literacy skills development and a literacy-rich environment for young adults
  • Discuss the components of content area reading instruction based on SBBR and RtI elements

Utilize the resources in this chapter in any manner that suits your unique study needs and personal schedule. Enjoy around-the-clock computer and mobile access and the ability to select one, several or all the lessons to review based on your current knowledge of the reading instruction strategies. Our subject-matter experts can answer your questions about specific topics covered in the lessons. When you're ready, check your understanding of this chapter by taking our mini quizzes and practice exam.

15 Lessons in Chapter 17: Reading Instruction Strategies
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Stages of Literacy Development

1. Stages of Literacy Development

In this lesson, you will learn about the five stages of literacy development and behavioral markers of each of these stages. With this knowledge, you can help students master reading and writing skills.

Scientific Based Reading Research (SBRR): Definition & Purpose

2. Scientific Based Reading Research (SBRR): Definition & Purpose

Scientifically based reading research (SBRR) safeguards against programs that are low quality and could potentially slow student learning. Understanding SBRR is the best way to identify scientifically based reading programs.

Scientific Based Reading Research (SBRR): Methods & Examples

3. Scientific Based Reading Research (SBRR): Methods & Examples

Learning to read impacts a child's ability to live a full and happy life. Thanks to scientific based reading research, teachers have the knowledge and techniques necessary to teach their students how to be great readers.

Evidence-Based Instruction for Phonemic Awareness

4. Evidence-Based Instruction for Phonemic Awareness

Phonemic awareness is an essential skill for early reading development. This lesson defines phonemic awareness and focuses on effective programs and instruction.

Teaching Phonics in the Classroom

5. Teaching Phonics in the Classroom

In this lesson, you will work toward being able to explain phonics as a teaching method, understanding the connection between phonics and phonological awareness, and understanding some activities and strategies to help with teaching phonics.

Strategies for Improving Students' Reading Fluency

6. Strategies for Improving Students' Reading Fluency

Learning to read includes more than just decoding words. Students need to build fluency to be solid readers. How can teachers help? This lesson outlines several strategies to help students improve fluency in reading.

Teaching Reading: Before, During & After Technique

7. Teaching Reading: Before, During & After Technique

Teachers can help students better understand and succeed in reading when they instruct before, during and after reading. This lesson will describe how to use this technique and provide examples for use in the classroom.

Evidence-Based Instruction for Literary Analysis

8. Evidence-Based Instruction for Literary Analysis

Sometimes the evidence is right in front of our eyes. Read this lesson to learn about successful evidence-based methods teachers can use for developing students' oral and written responses by focusing on close reading strategies and engagement.

Research-Based Guidelines for Teaching Vocabulary

9. Research-Based Guidelines for Teaching Vocabulary

In this lesson, you'll learn some best practices for teaching vocabulary words to students. We'll work to understand the insights of researchers who have spent decades discovering what works best.

Academic Language: Definition, Examples & Functions

10. Academic Language: Definition, Examples & Functions

In this lesson, you'll be able to learn about academic language, and how it fits into a school's curriculum. Check out some various examples and functions of this way of writing and then test your knowledge with a quiz!

Evidence-Based Instruction for Writing

11. Evidence-Based Instruction for Writing

In this lesson, you will learn more about how to select and implement evidence-based writing instruction with your special education students. You will also explore specific examples of evidence-based instruction methods for writing.

Strategies for Teaching Reading & Writing Across Content Areas

12. Strategies for Teaching Reading & Writing Across Content Areas

Students are required to read and write in most subject areas. How can teachers support this? This lesson discusses strategies that promote writing and reading comprehension in all content areas.

Promoting a Literacy-Rich Environment for Young Adults

13. Promoting a Literacy-Rich Environment for Young Adults

How can surrounding students with literacy not only make them better readers but also better students? In this lesson, we will learn about the importance of creating a literacy-rich classroom environment for middle and high school students, and key elements we can include in our classrooms to make them literacy-rich.

Promoting Information Literacy Skills Development

14. Promoting Information Literacy Skills Development

Information literacy is the ability to locate and evaluate reputable information and to use it appropriately. This lesson will take a close look at information literacy and discuss methods by which information literacy might be taught to students.

Content Area Reading Instruction Based on SBRR & RtI Elements

15. Content Area Reading Instruction Based on SBRR & RtI Elements

If you are a reading teacher or a classroom teacher who is interested in student reading, then you might be interested in working with elements of SBRR and RtI. This lesson discusses how these approaches impact content area reading instruction.

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