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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

Readings

Attributions

Grade 4 ELA Curriculum Map. Provided by: New York State Education Department. Located at: https://www.engageny.org/resource/grade-4-ela-curriculum-map/file/13731 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: http://textbooks.opensuny.org/steps-to-success/ 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: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/hostos-edu104/chapter/five-recommendations-for-improving-reading-comprehension/ or http://web.archive.org/web/20170808103551/http://www.ernweb.com/educational-research-articles/5_recommendations_for_improving_reading_comprehension_in_k3/ 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: https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/PracticeGuide/14 License: Public Domain