Using Academic Literacy Strategies to Engage All Learners and Increase Transfer of Comprehension Strategies

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Do you have students who struggle with reading the text in content areas? Many students lack content literacy skills. This session presents over 20 techniques to differentiate your literacy instruction! Struggling readers must have: a chance to read at their instructional and independent reading levels; engaging texts that they want to read; better ways to build their vocabulary; comprehension strategies that help them understand what they have read; decoding strategies that help them get through difficult text and the ability to organise critical information. Lots of instant ideas! Handouts for all! 

Objectives and Outcomes 

  • Increase students’ ability to self-monitor, predict, summarise and recognise key words and ideas 
  • Promote the transfer of comprehension strategies into individual reading for even the most reluctant readers 
  • Help struggling readers comprehend text as well as understand the process skills involved in reading comprehension

Additional Information

SKU CONF2019IAF
Session Session 3 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Day Day 3
Strand Classroom Strategies, Literacy

Do you have students who struggle with reading the text in content areas? Many students lack content literacy skills. This session presents over 20 techniques to differentiate your literacy instruction! Struggling readers must have: a chance to read at their instructional and independent reading levels; engaging texts that they want to read; better ways to build their vocabulary; comprehension strategies that help them understand what they have read; decoding strategies that help them get through difficult text and the ability to organise critical information. Lots of instant ideas! Handouts for all! 

Objectives and Outcomes 

  • Increase students’ ability to self-monitor, predict, summarise and recognise key words and ideas 
  • Promote the transfer of comprehension strategies into individual reading for even the most reluctant readers 
  • Help struggling readers comprehend text as well as understand the process skills involved in reading comprehension