Signature Assignment: Components of an Effective Literacy Program Presentation

Signature Assignment: Components of an Effective Literacy Program Presentation

A brief explanation of learning theories that currently influence reading instruction (behaviorism, constructivism, sociolinguistics, and information processing) and how these can all be incorporated into a balanced
A description of the 4 cueing systems (phonological, syntactic, semantic, and pragmatic) and their importance in the development of reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills
A description of ways to support early childhood students in developing their skills within each of the cueing systems
A chart in which you compare the process of first-language acquisition with that of second-language acquisition and describe 2–3 strategies to support English learners at each of the 6 stages of language acquisition (total of 12–18 strategies)
A description of instructional approaches that can make up a balanced literacy program, including guided reading lessons, basal reading programs, literature focus units, literature circles, and reading/writing workshops

Signature Assignment: Components of an Effective Literacy Program