This course is part of the 2015 Nancy McKinley Lecture Series, Aligning Literacy Instruction to Standards for Students with Moderate-to-Severe Disabilities (Including Autism), and is presented in partnership with University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. This course will provide attendees with best practices to teach grade aligned middle and high school English/Language Arts (ELA) content. The best practices highlighted have been derived from rigorous studies conducted with a wide range of students with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities and autism.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify research based practices to teach grade aligned ELA content such as comprehension, writing, and student led research.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify grade appropriate ELA content and standards to teach based on a targeted ELA unit.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to plan for Universal Design for Learning in regard to ELA instruction for students with significant disabilities.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the essential components of ELA instruction for students with significant disabilities based on a conceptual model.
|5-10 Minutes||Secondary ELA- conceptual model|
|10-25 Minutes||Historical perspective and emerging options based on review of literature of evidence based practices to teach ELA|
|25-40 Minutes||Comprehensive Approach: research and description|
|40-45 Minutes||Teaching comprehension across Blooms Taxonomy|
|45-50 Minutes||Teaching student-led research|
|50-55 Minutes||Teaching written expression|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
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Content Disclosure: This course will discuss the curricula, Teaching to Standards: ELA and Access: Language Arts. However, they will not be the only focus of the training.
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