Not a MyNAP member yet? Register for a free account to start saving and receiving special member only perks. Effective Reading Instruction. M astery of reading requires developing its highly interrelated major component skills: decoding, vocabulary, fluency and comprehension. These components are discussed separately below, but they work together in the process of reading. Effective reading instruction explicitly and systematically targets each component skill that needs to be developed and supports the integration of all of them.
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Reading Instructional Strategies: Resources for Adult Educators | PBS LearningMedia
This research comprises content analysis of three common standardized tests for adults, commonly accepted as reasonable proxies for the global construct of adult literacy, to determine the comprehension skills that adults need to pass them. The authors provide a succinct table of reading comprehension strategies identifying main idea, summarizing, drawing inferences, generating questions, creating visual images, and looking for clues. They also provide information and specific interventions to support each of these skills, pulling from the research. Results indicate that self-questioning, visual imagery as most helpful to help adults look for clues in a text.
Adult literacy: From concepts to implementation strategies
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Jump to navigation. Teaching reading to older learners can be a challenging experience for educators in adult basic skills programs. Teachers may find that every student in a classroom requires different material and that individuals vary greatly in ability level depending on their earlier experiences with reading instruction.