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Recall any prior knowledge relevant to the topic or learning task
Calling up previous knowledge and experience and adding to the information there--bridging old information with new information
Calling upon previous knowledge to make an educated guess
Analyze information, grouping it into meaningful categories
Finding consistent patterns to label a group of different ideas in relation to one another
Form an Image
Engaging your senses internally and cognitively as you read and write adding to the learning experience making it more memorable
Ability to determine understanding of content through assessing status and repairing breakdowns
Determine the value, ethos of the book you are reading
Using what you have read in real-life application
What is Literacy?
More than just the ability to read and write; it is the ability to comprehend, interpret, analyze, respond, and interact with the growing variety of complex sources of information
What are some different types of literacy?
Functional literacy, Cultural literacy, Multicultural literacy, Information literacy--media,visual, bi-literacy. There is also computer, mathematical, scientific, technological or global.
In Blooms Taxonomy name Level One and define the two parts that make it up.
The Basement. Knowledge (remembering)-learn specific facts, ideas, vocab; remember/recall info. Comprehension (understanding)- Ability to grasp the meaning of material; communicate knowledge; understand info w/o relating it to other material
In Blooms Taxonomy name Level Two and define the two parts that make it up.
The ground floor. Application (applying)-ability to use learned material in new and concrete situations; use learned knowledge and interpret previous situations. Analysis (analyzing)- Ability to break down material into its component parts and perceive interrelationships.
In Blooms Taxonomy name Level Three and define the two parts that make it up.
The Penthouse. Synthesis (creating)- Ability to put parts together to form a new whole; use elements in new patterns and relationships. Evaluation (evaluating)- ability to judge the value of material (statement, novel, poem, report) for a given purpose
How does fluency affect the reader's comprehension?
If you read fluently then your brain has the ability to comprehend the text better.
refers to how information is organized in the brain--mental filing cabinet--
-Assimilation:blending info into the collective
-Accommodation: making room for new ideas into schema
-Rejection: no room for new info.
Identify the two parts to Language arts
Receptive and Expressive
Describe the Receptive Language arts
Reading, Listening, viewing.
Describe the expressive language arts
writing, speaking, visually representing
The active process of constructing meaning(s) through an interaction between the reader and the text within a certain context
the ability to use reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing and visual representation to acquire new knowledge within a content discipline/subject area
How is content literacy different from content knowledge?
Content literacy represents skills and processes necessary to acquire the content knowledge
How many types of Prior Knowledge are there, name them?
3. Topical, conceptual and world view. Text knowledge and linguistic knowledge, and strategic knowledge and meta cognitive ability
Text knowledge and linguistic knowledge
-knowledge of different text structures, narrative/expository
-knowledge of textual aids
-knowledge of syntax and how it conveys meaning
As readers interact with the text to construct meaning their comprehension is facilitated by when they organize their thinking in a manner similar to that of the author.
narrative and expository
-refers to the way authors organize information in the text
-teaches students to recognize the underlying structure of content-area texts
-focuses attention on key concepts and relationships
-anticipate what's to come
-monitor their comprehension as they read
the arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed sentences in a language
Used to describe students' awareness of what they know, their understanding of how to be strategic readers, and their knowledge of when to evaluate their comprehension.
is one's ability to:
-monitor his or her own learning
-assess how successfully the learning is being accomplished
-know there are ways to adjust and improve the learning process
-act upon this knowledge by choosing the right strategy or approach
a temporary structure that enables a person to successfully complete a task he or she could not complete without the aid of the scaffold...scaffolding can aid students by helping them to better complete a task, to complete a task with less stress or in less time, or to learn more fully than they would have otherwise. Particularly essential for struggling students.
--In the initiating phase of the instructional framework
Ex: teaching a young person to swim. pg.44 in Stephens
framework for planning diverse needs during content instruction. More a mind set. 3 levels: ALL, MOST, OR SOME.
What is a KWL?
Content Literacy strategy. What I know, what I want to know, and what I've learned
What is the teacher's role in their student's PK?
-Activate the RELEVANT PK
-Assess the degree and quality of that PK
-Based on that assessment, ADD to necessary PK to enhance/allow optimum learning
-Provide a goal/purpose to be met when reading/learning
Why is Blooms Taxonomy useful?
The questions are a way to help students assess and think about a topic instead of thinking only about topical information.
What is the purpose of the instructional framework? How does it help as teachers?
It is similar to a base (or map) and you can use it to scaffold new info for students. <---this shows why teachers care about their students learning
What does a favorable learning environment foster?
Means making what their learning relate to their own life. It gives meaning to their learning. Read pp.68 in Alvermann text