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2017 Reading, Literacy & Learning Virtual Conference

S12 - Teaching Morphological Awareness: Increasing Engagement and Enhancing Memory With Interactive Notebooks

Nov 11, 2017 12:00pm ‐ Nov 11, 2017 1:00pm

Standard: $20.00


The direct instruction of morphological knowledge allows for students to effectively make sense of unknown, complex words and has a far-reaching influence on pseudo-word reading, extending and applying word structure for decoding, spelling, accuracy, vocabulary study, and comprehension. This presentation provides participants with instructional activities that will motivate students, encourage focused attention to content, and develop word consciousness. Participants review sample interactive notebooks and receive materials to implement learned strategies immediately.

Learning Outcomes:

  • MORPHOLOGICAL INSTRUCTION: Analyze teaching higher level reading and vocabulary development through Morphological Awareness instruction.
  • MORPHOLOGICAL INSTRUCTION: Compare the role of morphological processing skills to the development of reading and language acquisition.
  • MULTISENSORY STRUCTURED LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION: Recognize the nature of dyslexia and related language learning disabilities and the role of multisensory structured language instruction (MSL).
  • TEACHING/INSTRUCTION/INTERVENTION: Examine effective practices for teaching specific language comprehension strategies for the students who are struggling with reading.
  • TEACHING/INSTRUCTION/INTERVENTION: Examine ways to integrate and review phonics, spelling and vocabulary through daily activities in the classroom.

Disclosure: Kirstina Ordetx has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.


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