mte552 | Graduate
Curriculum Constructs And Assessment: Reading Methods
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Considerations for Textbook Choice
- Analyze the organization and content of a textbook to determine its classroom suitability.
Writing in the Content Areas
- Examine the writing process.
- Use holistic and analytic trait scoring.
Guided Reading Strategies
- Use guided reading strategies such as DR-TA, Re-Quest, K-W-L charts, Question-Answer Relationships (QAR), note-taking, reciprocal teaching, and SQ3R.
Supplementary Resources in the Content Areas
- Evaluate supplementary resources appropriate to chosen content, such as the Internet, trade books, periodicals, software, and multimedia.
Content Area Literacy
- Define literacy.
- Examine trends in literacy.
- Generate a rationale for content area literacy.
- Assess the importance of prior knowledge in the reading process.
- Use pre-reading strategies such as anticipation guides, graphic organizers, Pre-P, and K-W-L charts.
- Analyze methods for teaching content area vocabulary.
- Examine language arts standards.
- Examine content area standards.
Post-Reading and Study Strategies
- Use post-reading and study strategies such as semantic mapping, graphic organizers, Venn diagrams, outlining, and summaries.
- Examine informal assessment procedures such as the Content Reading Inventory and the Cloze procedure.
- Examine formal assessment procedures such as standardized reading tests.
- Determine the readability of a textbook using the Fry Graph.
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