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EDU 104 - Language Arts for Young Children - Textbook

Module 9: Cultivating Fluent Readers and Aiding Children's Understanding of Reading Features

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to explain the underlying elements of language comprehension, and identify instructional activities to provide and activate background knowledge, teach vocabulary, and teach language structures.
  • Students will be able to discuss five strategies used to promote reading comprehension



Grade 4 ELA Curriculum Map. Provided by: New York State Education Department. Located at: License: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 Unported License.

Language Comprehension Ability: One of Two Essential Components of Reading Comprehension, Chapter 4 Steps to Success: Crossing the Bridge Between Literacy Research and Practice. Authored by: Kristen A. Munger, Ed. Provided by: Open SUNY Textbooks. Located at: License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

5 Recommendations for Improving Reading Comprehension in K-3. Authored by: Provided by: Educational Research Newsletter & Webinars. Located at: or License: All Rights Reserved. Educational Research Newsletter & Webinars 2020.

Improving Reading Comprehension in Kindergarten Through 3rd Grade: A Practice Guide (NCEE 2010-4038) (2010). Authored by: Shanahan, T., Callison, K., Carriere, C., Duke, N. K., Pearson, P. D., Schatschneider, C., & Torgesen, J. Provided by:  National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Located at: License: Public Domain