Becoming an Effective Teacher

of Reading

Your Dinner and Dessert (Assignment Choice)

Read Tompkin p. 4-35

Read Phonics ch. 1-2 and take the chapter 2 quiz.



Dinner Menu:


* Read Phonics ch. 1-2 and take the chapter 2 quiz and turn in your results. The back of the book gives the correct answers so take the quiz then go ahead and check your answers. It's okay if you miss a bunch - grade on effort for reading and taking the quiz.

* Write a 1 page paper describing "a balanced approach" to literacy instruction. APA format.

* Name and explain four theories which guide the effective teaching of reading and writing. APA format.

* Write a 1 page paper describing how effective teachers link instruction and assessment. APA format.

* Draw a Sketchnote that summarizes the 8 basic principles listed in the Tompkin reading. Learn about how to do a sketchnote -- (Another link) or HERE Sketchnote 101


Optional Dessert:



(Games)

Reading A-Z

What We Know About How to Teach Phonics

Objectives

Students will be able to:

  1. Name and explain four theories which guide the effective teaching of reading and writing.
  2. Describe an effective method of organizing a classroom for literacy instruction.
  3. Describe a balanced approach to literacy instruction.
  4. Name and explain four instructional programs used by effective literacy teachers.
  5. Describe the ways in which effective literacy teachers link instruction and assessment.
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