rdng509 | Graduate
Adolescent Reading And Writing Strategies
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Defining Literacy and the Effective Practices of Teaching It
- Examine the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards for grades 6â12 and the NCTE/IRA Standards for the English Language Arts.
- Investigate bilingual education laws and their impact on reading instruction for English language learners.
- Analyze the different definitions of literacy.
- Determine the effective practices of teaching reading and writing.
Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Strategies
- Analyze appropriate comprehension strategies such as the use of pre-reading, guided reading, and post-reading activities for students.
- Examine literal, interpretive, and applied comprehension strategies as implemented in middle and high schools.
- Determine strategies to improve reading comprehension for linguistically diverse students and students with special needs.
- Evaluate pedagogical approaches to vocabulary development.
- Analyze a variety of graphic organizers, instructional techniques, and technologies that support comprehension and metacognitive strategies.
Assessments for Reading and Evaluating Reading Instruction Materials
- Examine formative, summative, and standardized assessments for reading lessons.
- Examine methods for analyzing and interpreting student assessment results.
- Analyze methods for evaluating textbooks, technology, trade books, and supplementary materials for reading instruction.
- Analyze the writing process.
- Examine writing strategies that promote higher-level thinking.
- Use various writing assessment tools.
- Determine how to use technology to strengthen studentsâ writing.
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