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Ch 9: Scientific & Evidence-Based Literacy Instruction

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Gain greater insight into the basics of scientific and evidence-based literacy instruction using this chapter's fun lessons. If you're preparing for a test, use our multiple-choice quizzes and practice exam to ensure you fully comprehend these forms of instruction.

Scientific & Evidence-Based Literacy Instruction - Chapter Summary

Exploring this self-paced chapter can help you better understand the basics of scientific and evidence-based literacy instruction. Review bite-sized lessons created by expert instructors to study the five language domains, scientifically based reading research (SBRR) and evidence-based instruction. By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Share strategies for integrating the five language domains to promote student literacy
  • Define and discuss the purpose and methods of scientifically based reading research
  • Discuss methods of evidence-based instruction for phonemic awareness, listening and speaking
  • List evidence-based instruction methods for writing and standard English conventions
  • Describe methods of evidence-based instruction for literary analysis and content area knowledge

This chapter helps you avoid the location and time restraints associated with scheduled classes and tutoring sessions by offering around-the-clock computer and mobile access. Review online lessons anytime and from any location with an Internet connection to study during timeframes and in locations you desire. If while reviewing the lessons you want to test your knowledge of their contents, feel free to take our multiple-choice quizzes and practice exam. Our Dashboard keeps track of your progress and lets you submit lesson topic questions to our experts.

8 Lessons in Chapter 9: Scientific & Evidence-Based Literacy Instruction
Integrating the Five Language Domains to Promote Literacy

1. Integrating the Five Language Domains to Promote Literacy

Language can be divided into the domains of listening, speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension. This lesson will explore strategies to to promote students' social language, academic language, and literacy development.

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.

Evidence-Based Instruction for Listening & Speaking

5. Evidence-Based Instruction for Listening & Speaking

The objective of this lesson is to cover research-based speaking and listening strategies that will help teachers of English Language Arts build these skills for a variety of social and academic purposes.

Evidence-Based Instruction for Writing

6. 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.

Evidence-Based Instruction for Literary Analysis

7. 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.

Evidence-Based Instruction for Content Area Knowledge

8. Evidence-Based Instruction for Content Area Knowledge

The objective of this lesson is to identify and describe evidence-based methods that teachers can use for content knowledge as well as literacy and learning strategies for diverse levels of readers.

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