This course focuses on effective ways to teach children to decode unknown words. Phonics basics will be emphasized along with specific ways to help students who are struggling in this area. Using context clues and structural analysis as a means of decoding will also be introduced. Teachers will also learn how to use the making words and chunking strategy and how to use reader’s workshop. The course will also focus on assessment strategies for phonics and decoding including running records, miscue analysis, and informal reading inventories.
Other Credits: Formerly offer as EDUC31475
Note: This is an inservice course for Professional Development Institute.
Course Number: EDUC-41475
Credit: 5.00 unit(s)