Ch 8: Instructional Strategies for Language Skills

About This Chapter

Broaden your range of teaching methodologies using the lessons in our Instructional Strategies for Language Skills chapter. Our lessons provide valuable tips that will be extremely useful in the classroom.

Instructional Strategies for Language Skills - Chapter Summary

Help your student improve their reading and writing skills using the strategies outlined in these lessons. You will read about the following:

  • Using the before, during and after, think-aloud, and written steps instruction methods
  • Teaching language learning with simulation and role-play
  • Implementing write-to-discover techniques
  • Reinforcing understanding with journaling, log writing, and free writing

Use the end-of-lesson quizzes and chapter tests to reinforce what you gain from these quick, informative and engagingly presented lessons. Our instructors are acknowledged experts and are available for consultation if you so desire.

How It Helps

  • Reinforces retention: By implementing reflective writing techniques, you help your students to solidify new concepts and retain what they have learned.
  • Facilitates reading improvement: Through the use of think-alouds and 3-minute pause techniques, you can enhance comprehension of written material.
  • Enhances writing skills: Using the written steps process will enable you to help your students produce quality written work.

Skills Covered

When you have completed this chapter, you will:

  • Understand and implement reflective writing in the classroom
  • Use simulation and role-play effectively
  • Employ during and after technique to enhance reading comprehension
  • Use the written steps technique to hone students' writing skills

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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