Course curriculum

  • 2

    Competency 002 Word Analysis and Identification Skills

    • A. Phonemic Knowledge

    • B. Word Recognition Skills

    • C. High Frequency Words and Decoding

    • D. More Complex Words

    • E. Using Resources

    • F. Collaborating with the Community

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    Competency 003 Reading Fluency

    • A. Reading Fluency and Comprehension

    • B. Fluency

    • C. Word Identification Skills

    • D. Students' Individual Needs

    • E. Instructional Strategies for Fluency

    • F. Strategies for Reading Independently

    • G. Silent Reading

    • H. Reading for Pleasure

    • I. Reading Fluency and Other Components of Reading

    • J. Collaborating with Families and Other Professionals

    • K. Other Languages

    • L. Strategies for All Learners

    • M. Assessments

    • N. Working with Families and Other Professionals for Alphabetic Knowledge Development

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    Competency 004 Reading Comprehension and Applications

    • A. Reading Comprehension

    • B. Levels of Reading Comprehension

    • C. Instruction in Comprehension Skills

    • D. Prior Knowledge

    • E. Types of Text

    • F. Making Connections

    • G. Metacognitive Skills

    • H. Systematic, Explicit Instruction

    • I. Instructional Strategies and Culture

    • J. Literary Genres

    • K. Guided and Independent Reading

    • L. Collaborating with Families and Other Professionals for Reading Comprehension

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    Competency 005 Vocabulary Development

    • A. Vocabulary Instruction

    • B. Methods of Instruction

    • C. Instructional Material and Strategies

    • D. Decoding Words

    • E. Opportunities to Read Different Genres

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    Competency 006 Reading, Inquiry, and Research

    • A. Open-Ended Research Questions

    • B. Abstract Content

    • C. Interpreting Information

    • D. Research and Inquiry Skills

    • E. Expectations for Inquiry and Research Skills

    • F. Developing a Topic Sentence, Summarizing, and Using Evidence

    • G. Collaborating With Peers, Families, and Professionals to Promote Inquiry and Research Skills

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    Competency 007—(Writing Conventions)

    • A. Stages of Writing

    • B. Spelling Instruction

    • C. Instructional Strategies for Graphomotor Skills

    • D. Strategies for Writing Conventions

    • E. Spoken and Written Language

    • F. Explicit Instruction of Writing Conventions

    • G. Pencil Grip Strategies

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    Competency 008—(Written Communication)

    • A. Writing in Connection with Listening, Reading, and Speaking

    • B. Development of Vocabulary

    • C. Monitoring Writing Development

    • D. Draft Writing and Publication

    • E. using Technology for Writing Skills and Publication

    • F. Audiences, Purposes, and Settings

    • G. Using Conventions to Support Ideas in Writing and Documenting Sources

    • H. Expectations for Writing

    • I. Collaborating with Families and Other Professionals to Promote Writing Skills

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    Competency 009—(Viewing and Representing)

    • A. Expectations for Viewing and Representing Visual Images

    • B. Functions of Types of Media

    • C. Comparing and Contrasting Types of Media

    • D. Evaluating Messages and Meanings of Visual Images

    • E. Analyzing Choice of Style, Elements, and Media

    • F. Deciphering Events and Ideas from Information

    • G. Helping Students Produce Visual Images

    • H. Choosing, Organizing, and Creating Visuals

    • I. using Technology for Different Types of Communications

    • J. Collaborating with Families and Other Professionals to Show Students' Development of Media Literacy

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    Competency 010—(Assessment of Developing Literacy)

    • A. Assessments

    • B. More on Assessments

    • C. Reading and Writing Performance and Results

    • D. TEKS for Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking

    • E. Reading Levels

    • F. Using Assessments for Intervention and Instruction

    • G. Assessing Writing

    • H. Choosing Assessments

    • I. Reading Performance and Instruction

    • J. Procedures for Testing Writing Conventions

    • K. Ongoing Assessments of Writing Conventions

    • L. Reviewing Mistakes

    • M. Supervising Reading Comprehension

    • N. Collaborating with Families and Other Professionals for Literacy Development