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10 Cards in this Set

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Strategies for teaching vocabulary
Teach context clues
Cloze activities
What are reading issues that affect content area knowledge
Lack of fluency
Lack of large sight word knowledge
Lack of concentration
Inappropriate text (too hard)
Different ways to assess reading instruction in your content area
Have students read aloud to see if they can decode
Have comprehension questions to see if they understood what they read
See if they understand vocabulary
Sight Word Assessment
Dolch Sight Words are a common list of words students should automatically know without sounding out. Grouped by grade.
Three Characteristics of Fluent Readers
Large sight word vocabulary
Variety of decoding strategies (ways to sound out a word)
The ability to read with expression and attention to punctuation
Factors that can affect a student's ability to understand reading text
Accuracy and fluency (how many sight words they can easily read)
Reading level of text
Word recognition skills (can they recognize the word)
Prior knowledge and experiences
English Language Development (ESL)
Phonemic Awareness and other word identification Assessments
Yopp-Singer Test of Phoneme Segmentation (Auditory Analysis)
Rosner Test
Woodcock Reading Mastery Test
Dolch Sight Word Test
Running Record
Phonemic Awareness
This is a child's awareness of phonemes (individual sounds that letters and groups of letters make)
Ways to increase fluency
Choral Reading (reading as a group)
Echo Reading (repeated a model reader)
Rereading (practicing orally until you get it right)
Tape-recorded text (hearing a model reader)
Study of word origins. Sometimes it is helpful to know Greek and Latin when studying science.