This course is designed to accelerate elementary student learning of comprehension skills and thinking skills through engaging strategies and activities.
Reading for meaning is the ultimate goal of teaching foundational literacy skills to elementary school students. Using explicit methods to foster inferential thinking and reading comprehension results in improved reading comprehension (Kispal, 2008). This 3-hour course will focus on multiple methods to accelerate student proficiency in reading comprehension and thinking skills. This course will explore various practical instructional methods that can be employed in a classroom, online, or in a tutoring session at the elementary level.
|Session 1-Purpose, Definition, & Research|
|Section 1, Unit 1 Video Lecture and Activities Details||00:00:30|
|Session 2-Oral, Object, Picture, Visual Levels|
|Section 2, Unit 1- Comprehension/Thinking Skills at the Oral, Object, Picture, Visual Levels Details||FREE||00:45:00|
|Session 3-Sentence Level|
|Section 3, Unit 1 Video Lecture and Activities Details||00:30:00|
|Session 4-Paragraph Level|
|Section 4, Unit 1- Video Lecture & Activities at the Paragraph Level: Comprehension and Thinking Skills Details||FREE||00:25:00|
|Session 5-Passage/Text Levels|
|Section 5, Unit 1: Passage/Text Level Strategies Details||FREE||00:30:00|
|Session 6-Culminating Assignment|
|Section 6, Unit 1: Culminating Assignment and Course Closure Details||00:30:00|
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