Understanding What Reading Is All About: Teaching Materials for Adult Basic Education Learners

This Understanding What Reading Is All About: Teaching Materials for Adult Basic Education Learners unit also includes:

Adult special education learners focus on literacy across 13 detailed lessons. They utilize real-life text interactions to learn about components of reading, word analysis, sight words, fluency, vocabulary, and spelling. There is also a focus on creating personal reading goals and profiles, as well as developing understanding of learning disabilities. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • The resource suggests providing a folder for learners to keep track of their goal sheets and other handouts
  • Focus on the "Note to Teacher" boxes for excellent tips on how to implement these lessons with your learners
Classroom Considerations

  • The more varied texts you can bring into class the better! Cereal boxes, newspaper articles, primary sources, handwritten lists, children's books, etc.
Pros

  • Allows for differentiated learning through simplified versions of some handouts
  • Use the lesson plan scripts if you need them, or just work with the structure improvise
  • Includes everything you will need as far as handouts are concerned! 
Cons

  • None