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Presentation on comprehension and vocabulary strategies in the content areas. AEDR 518 - 27 February 2010

Presentation on comprehension and vocabulary strategies in the content areas. AEDR 518 - 27 February 2010

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  • 1. Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Development in the Content Area
    26 February Class Meeting
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010
  • 2. Before reading
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010
    During reading
    After reading
  • 3. Before-Reading
    Essential Components:
    Activating background knowledge
    Setting purposes
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010
  • 4. Before-Reading
    Strategies
    Previewing
    What do I already know about the topic?
    Setting Purposes for Reading
    I will read this text to learn . . .
    Predicting and inferring
    What can I hypothesize based on what I already know and what I am able to assume from the text?
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010
  • 5. Before-Reading
    Strategies
    Previewing
    What do I already know about the topic?
    Setting Purposes for Reading
    I will read this text to learn . . .
    Predicting and inferring
    What can I hypothesize based on what I already know and what I am able to assume from the text?
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010
  • 6. During-Reading
    Essential Components:
    Focus on content
    Construct meaning
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010
    Before-Reading
  • 7. During-Reading
    Strategies
    Self-questioning
    Do I understand what I just read?
    Monitoring/Clarifying
    Does this make sense?
    Visualizing
    Forming mental images…
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010
    Before-Reading
  • 8. After-Reading
    Essential Components:
    Elaborate on what have learned
    Extend learning beyond the classroom
    Clarify understandings
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010
    During-Reading
    Before-Reading
  • 9. After-Reading
    Strategies
    Summarizing
    What is the essential information?
    Evaluating
    Is the author’s message consistent?
    Whose perspective is presented in the text?
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010
    During-Reading
    Before-Reading
  • 10. Reading Comprehension Strategies
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010
    Next -> Vocabulary instruction
  • 11. Teaching Vocabulary in Your Content Area
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010
  • 12. Teaching Vocabulary in Your Content Area
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010
    Think about your vocabulary. Reflect on how it developed through the years. Consider two sources that you believe helped you to increase your knowledge of words and their meanings.
  • 13. Poll
    Take out your cell phones!
    Send a text message to …..
    http://www.polleverywhere.com/my/polls
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010
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  • 21. Instructions for using MyEducationLab:http://screencast.com/t/NWQ0ZGZkZ
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010
  • 22. Strategies for Teaching Vocabulary in Your Content Area
    1. Frayermodel (with video example)
    2. Concept Definition model
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010
  • 23. Frayer Model
    This model prompts students to think about and describe the meaning of a word or concept by . . .
    Defining the term
    Describing its essential characteristics
    Providing examples of the idea
    Offering non-examples of the idea
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010
    Video example
  • 24. Frayer Model
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010
  • 25. Frayer Model
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010
  • 26. Frayer Model
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010
    Example one
  • 27. Frayer Model
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010
    Example two
  • 28. Frayer Model
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010
    Example three
  • 29. Concept Definition Map
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010
    A Concept Definition Map prompts students to take a key term, concept, or reading selection and . . .
    Uncover its component ideas
    Show their structure and interrelatedness
    Chart these findings on a graphical organizer
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  • 33. Poll
    Take out your cell phones!
    Send a text message to …..
    http://www.polleverywhere.com/my/polls
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010
  • 34. Sources
    Just Read Now
    http://www.justreadnow.com/strategies/vocabulary.htm
    Content Area Reading: Teaching and Learning in an Age of Multiple Literacies
    http://www.coursesmart.com/9780138140809
    My Education Lab
    http://www.myeducationlab.com/literacy/deploy/literacy.html
    AEDR 518 | Spring 2010