Ch 6: Strategies for Promoting Literacy to Students

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Review the short and engaging lessons in this self-paced chapter to strengthen your knowledge of various strategies for promoting literacy to students. Quizzes accompanying the lessons can assess your comprehension and enhance your ability to excel on an upcoming test.

Strategies for Promoting Literacy to Students - Chapter Summary

This chapter offers an entertaining exploration of strategies for promoting literacy to students. Examining bite-sized lessons can help you understand ways educators can teach students to become better readers and listeners. Study this chapter at your own pace. When finished, you will be able to:

  • List and describe strategies for assessing reading materials
  • Detail ways educators can teach reading comprehension
  • Describe methods for promoting and modeling the joy of reading to students
  • Discuss strategies educators can use to integrate multiple literacies
  • Explain how to teach listening skills to children
  • Share strategies for teaching students how to view media for enjoyment and comprehension

Study any lessons that can help you refresh or improve your comprehension of the strategies for promoting literacy to students covered in this chapter. If you need additional information about topics explored in the lessons, feel free to send your questions to our experts. Multiple-choice quizzes and a practice exam can successfully check your knowledge of the subject area. All study resources in this chapter are accessible 24/7 via any smartphone, tablet or computer.

6 Lessons in Chapter 6: Strategies for Promoting Literacy to Students
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Strategies for Assessing Reading Materials

1. Strategies for Assessing Reading Materials

One of the most important aspects of being an English language arts teacher is choosing suitable reading materials for your students. Watch this video lesson to learn strategies for choosing the most appropriate materials.

How to Teach Reading Comprehension

2. How to Teach Reading Comprehension

Teaching reading comprehension requires instilling in the learner the use of several strategies and skills. This lesson will focus on cognitive skills and notation strategies that will enhance reading comprehension.

Promoting & Modeling Joy of Reading to Students

3. Promoting & Modeling Joy of Reading to Students

This lesson offers ideas and strategies for educators who want to promote and model the joy of reading to students. Teachers who encourage a love of reading while also teaching actual reading skills will help their students be successful.

Strategies for Integrating Multiple Literacies

4. Strategies for Integrating Multiple Literacies

Today, 'literacy' refers to more than the ability to interpret printed text - even Googling is part of literacy. In this lesson, you will learn the definition and competencies of multiple literacies and how to integrate them into your Media Center.

Teaching Listening Skills to Children

5. Teaching Listening Skills to Children

Sometimes it seems like children just won't listen! Maybe they simply don't have the skills yet. This lesson will give you some strategies for teaching your students to listen.

Teaching Media Viewing Skills to Students

6. Teaching Media Viewing Skills to Students

~'Yay, free day! We are watching a movie!~' Students associate watching movies with no work. However, media can be a great teaching tool or supplement when used correctly! Read on to learn strategies for teaching media viewing skills to students.

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