Course Outline for Developmental Reading1

 Course Outline for Developmental Reading1

Course No. :Rdg 1

Course Description: Developmental Reading

Course Outline

MIDTERM

Unit I – THE READING PROCESS

Reading Defined

Theoretical Models of Reading –

The Perceptual Nature of Reading Process –

Factors That Affect Reading –

Reading as a Developmental Task –

Unit II- TEACHING EMERGENT LITERACY

Reading Readiness –

Theories on Readiness –

Reading Readiness and Emergent Literacy –

Skills of the Emergent Reader –

Left-Right Progression –

Visual Discrimination –

Auditory Discrimination –

Sounds and Letter Names –

Comprehension Skills of the Emergent Reader –

Unit III. TEACHING BEGINNING READING 

Teaching the Alphabet 

Teaching Word Recognition –

Teaching the Service Words –

Reading Phrases, and Sentences –

Teaching Comprehension Skills of the Beginning Reader –

Unit IV. TEACHING BASIC COMPREHENSION SKILLS

Reading Comprehension Defined –

Barret’s Taxonomy of Reading Comprehension –

The Questioning Technique to Develop Comprehension –

Fraenkel’s Taxonomy of Questions –

Bloom’s Taxonomy Applied to Questioning Levels –

Questioning and the Levels of thinking –

Purposes of Questions 

Characteristics of Questions 

Do’s in Asking Questions –

Sample Exercises for Developing Comprehension Skills –

Noting Details –

Sequencing Ideas –

Arranging Events in a Story –

Predicting Outcomes –

Answering “Wh” Questions – 

Unit V. TEACHING LITERARY APPRECIATION SKILLS

Teaching Literature to Children –

Literary Appreciation Skills –

Verses for Children – 

Poetry for Children –

Fables –

Legends –

Storytelling –

Choral Reading/Speaking –

Drama in the Classroom –

Unit VI. TEACHING RATE AND STUDY SKILLS

Rate and Comprehension in Reading –

Study Skills and Library Skills –

Reading a Textbook –

Reading Reference Materials –

The Encyclopedia –

Thesaurus –

Biographical References –

Atlases –

Almanacs –

The Dictionary –

Unit VII. TEACHING READING METHODOLOGIES

Teaching Vocabulary –

The Dimensional Approaches –

Semantic Webbing –

The Gradual Psychological Unfolding Approach –

Directed Reading Thinking Activity (DRTA) –

Sustained Silent Reading –

Language Experience Approach –

Dialogical Thinking Reading Lesson (DRTL) –

Phono-Visual-RAP –

Unit VIII. DIAGNOSIS AND REMEDIATION

Diagnosis in Reading –

Remediation in Reading –

Unit IX. ASSESSMENT IN READING

Assessing the Three Domains of Learning – 

Achievement Testing –

Assessing Reading as a Language Arts –

The Cloze Test –

Unit X. READING GAMES

The Gaming Method –

Simulations and Games –

Hints on How to Use Games –

Word Games –

Treasure Hunt –

Classifying Games –

References:

Teaching Reading in Elementary Grades. Tejero, E. & Catchillar, Gerry C. 2006

Developmental Reading. Romero, Angelita D. & Romero, Rene C. 2006

Developmental Reading. Villanueva, A. S. & Delos Santos, R. 2008

Innovative Strategies in Communication Arts. Villamin, Aracei M. et. al. 1994

 

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