English/Language Arts Instruction for Middle/High School Learners with Moderate-to-Severe Disabilities

Course: #7300Level: Introductory1 Hour 59 Reviews

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.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter 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.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify grade appropriate ELA content and standards to teach based on a targeted ELA unit.
  • checkmarkAfter 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.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list the essential components of ELA instruction for students with significant disabilities based on a conceptual model.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
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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Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in cooperation with University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, which provided in-kind support.

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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