rdng501 | Graduate
Reading Methods: Elementary
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Early Literacy and Diverse Learners; The Reading Assessment Process
- Define basic concepts and terms related to reading assessment.
- Examine current trends in reading assessment.
- Identify examples of formal and informal reading assessments, and the settings in which each assessment should be used.
- Explain the process of literacy development in young children.
- Identify techniques and methods for improving studentsâ print concept, phonological awareness, and phonemic awareness skills.
- Describe approaches to teaching phonics and word identification.
- Analyze strategies that support universal access for diverse learners.
- Analyze the relationship between assessment and instruction.
Workshop Three: Comprehension, Vocabulary, and Fluency
- Develop strategies to enhance reading comprehension in language arts and content area instruction.
- Compare methods for vocabulary instruction.
- Identify techniques and activities for improving silent and oral reading fluency.
- Evaluate strategies that prepare students to read content area subject matter.
Reading and Writing Connection
- Analyze the relationship between reading and writing.
- Identify strategies and techniques for integrating reading and writing across the curriculum.
- Integrate effective writing strategies into literacy learning.
- Integrate technology tools and media literacy into reading and writing curriculum.
Approaches to Literacy Instruction
- Explain how an educatorâs belief system regarding the teaching of reading may influence his/her approach to reading instruction.
- Analyze instructional approaches used to teach reading.
- Compare models of reading and perspectives on reading curriculum.
- Identify organizational strategies and structures for providing text instruction.
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