Purpose is to examine students who are struggling reading material that involves complex text.
Showcases utilizing the Lexile Framework® for Reading to determine a student’s appropriate reading level.
Considers the merits of utilizing the Lexile Framework® to determine a student’s appropriate reading level.
Digital media offer new ways in which reading instruction can be presented.
Discuss the utility of the Lexile Framework® as states adopt the Common Core standards.
Describe tenets of explicit instruction, to ensure the success of students reading in grades 3-8.
Provides an overview of ELLs and a discussion of culturally responsive instruction and explicit instruction.
Students need instruction on using vocabulary in context and extensive interaction with academic language.
In teaching new information, consider including vocabulary and background knowledge instruction.
Discuss the research evidence on what constitutes best practices for teaching adolescents advanced literacy skills.