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Ch 20: Understand the Science of Teaching Reading Standards

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This chapter details the science of reading. Learn the processes and mechanisms of reading standards and how they can be applied to teaching and speech development in children.

Understand the Science of Teaching Reading Standards - Chapter Summary

This chapter provides a thorough overview and explanation of reading standardization in teaching practices and the scientific processes that make them work. You will learn the diverse effects of reading on the mental development of elementary school children and how those effects contribute to further language development in other areas. Discover the impact of standardized reading practices on the following subjects:

  • Oral language development
  • Print awareness
  • Phonics
  • Fluency
  • Vocabulary development
  • Text comprehension

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5 Lessons in Chapter 20: Understand the Science of Teaching Reading Standards
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Understanding the Instruction of Reading Standards: Overview and Explanation

1. Understanding the Instruction of Reading Standards: Overview and Explanation

Explore an overview and intent of the science of teaching reading standards, which includes both the components of reading development as well as the pedagogy of reading instruction.

Understanding the Instruction of Reading Standards: Phonological & Phonemic Awareness

2. Understanding the Instruction of Reading Standards: Phonological & Phonemic Awareness

Early reading can be enhanced through the promotion of students development of phonological and phonemic awareness. This lesson looks at developmental appropriate, research and evidence based assessment as well as practices that promote phonological and phonemic awareness instruction.

Understanding the Instruction of Reading Standards: Phonics

3. Understanding the Instruction of Reading Standards: Phonics

The goal of phonics is to help children learn the alphabetic principle. This lesson will discuss developmentally appropriate, research- and evidence-based assessment and instructional practices that promote students' development of grade level skills for phonics according to the Science of Teaching Reading (STR) standards.

Understanding the Instruction of Reading Standards: Fluency

4. Understanding the Instruction of Reading Standards: Fluency

Reading fluency is an important but often overlooked component of literacy instruction. Learn about fluency as a part of the Science of Teaching Reading and explore strategies for teaching and assessing fluency.

Understanding the Instruction of Reading Standards: Text Comprehension

5. Understanding the Instruction of Reading Standards: Text Comprehension

Have you ever read through a page in a book or newspaper article only to find that you were not sure of what you just read? We will discuss developmentally appropriate, research based assessments and practices to help students develop key strategies and skills that promote reading comprehension.

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