Secondary Reading Instruction (Part 2): Deepening Middle School Content-Area Learning with Vocabulary and Comprehension Strategies
PD Hours: 1.5
This module examines some of the reasons that adolescents struggle with content-area text and overviews effective strategies teachers can use to improve the vocabulary and comprehension skills of students with a wide range of abilities and across a variety of subjects (est. completion time: 1.5 hours).
By completing this module, learners will:
- Understand why many middle school students struggle with content-area reading
- Be able to implement strategies to support multisyllabic word identification and increase vocabulary knowledge
- Know how to help students gain a deeper understanding of content-area texts