This course focuses on ways to integrate effective reading strategies into all subject areas of the curriculum. Participants learn strategies for supporting the comprehension of nonfiction texts and the development of content-area vocabulary, as well as motivational techniques for reluctant learners.
Participants will be able to:
• Employ effective instructional strategies to engage all learners in the reading of informational texts
• Develop subject-area vocabulary that aids in the comprehension of content-specific material
• Utilize strategies that help students make connections to prior learning
• Support the engagement and learning of struggling readers