RDG 410 Week 1 Individual Assignment Reflection Paper
December 23, 2015 | By rajesh875 |
What are at least three ways children’s literature facilitates students’ learning of content, language development, and improved reading abilities?
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Recommendations Report Instructions, and Sample Final Diagnostic and Instructional Recommendations Report Participate in a teaching situation with one reading client located from possibly one of the following: • Neighborhood children • Friends • Church acquaintances • Local schools • Boys’ and girls’ clubs • Relatives • Class or family members Implement the following with your client: • Miller’s Informal Reading Inventory • El Paso Phonics Survey • Letter identification or Word Identification (Dolch list is recommended.
What do you consider the most important issues regarding diagnosis and remediation of reading difficulties? How have your views changed since the start of this course?
Choose four instructional activities from The Reading Teacher’s Survival Kit that would be appropriate for your client. Write a 100- to 150-word rationale for each of the chosen activities. Implement one of the activities with your client. Write a 350-word reflection describing the implementation of the activity and the results. Note. You may want to consider posting this assignment or resources to your personal Presentation Portfolio or Resource Folio in TaskStream. This is not required.
Given all the strategies that have been discussed, how will this influence your instructional approach to teaching reading? The title of this course implies that you learn about the diagnosis and remediation of reading difficulties. Do you feel that both of these were covered adequately, keeping in mind we have a grand 5 weeks to work together? What area needs more emphasis, resources, or clarification?
We all need some skills both in reading by sight words and by phonics. But if you had to choose teaching one more than the other, which would you choose and why?
When the state-required reading achievements are given in your school, a teacher you know reads difficult items aloud to some of her lowest readers. She defends her actions by saying, “It’s wrong to make them struggle with material everyone knows they can’t read.” Argue for or against her actions.
In Chapter 3 of Gillet's book, reading is compared to swimming. Please discuss: Do you agree with this comparison? Why or why not? Which two or three of the informal assessments that Carly gave would you choose? Why?
Research reading assessments as recommended by the National Reading Panel, Reading First, No Child Left Behind, or the Reading Excellence Act. Select, as individuals, one assessment to research. Consider, but you are not limited to the following examples: • Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills (DIBELS) • Texas Primary Reading Inventory • Early Reading Diagnostic Assessment • Woodcock Mini Battery of Achievement • Gates MacGinitie Reading Tests • Developmental Reading Assessment Share your findings with your teammates.
LastPage–Areferencepage. PostthefinalvisualthroughtheAssignmentlink. Read the Scenario for your team. Share and Discuss ideas with your teammates about what area of difficulty your student is experiencing and about how you would remediate this student’s reading difficulties. Each team member chooses an appropriate instructional activity that would remediate your struggling student’s problem. Describe the activity (1 paragraph), give a rationale (1 paragraph). This will tell me you know how to find an appropriate activity for your student and why your activity is appropriate. Include your resource.