Instructional Strategies for Language and Literacy
Instructional Strategies is a ‘how to’ section devoted to explaining the specific rationale
and outlining the steps of instruction for specific curriculum content.
The focus for 2016-2017 will be on easy pick up and use lessons on topics related to seasonal or cultural events of each month. Each month, stories related to specific celebrations or events will be provided. The stories will include a narrative and comprehension questions on both a basic and advanced language level along with activities and worksheets. These can be used as vocabulary, oral or written language development.
Areas of concentration include:
Social Language – greetings, showing appreciation, small talk. Each month, stories related to specific celebrations or events will be provided. The stories include a narrative and comprehension questions on both a basic and advanced language level along with activities and worksheets. These can be used as vocabulary, oral or written language development.
Attributes – address assessment of attribute understanding and specific instruction in developing the use of function, description, parts, location, categories, association, and composition to expand word understanding. By increasing knowledge of word relationships, students become better writers and readers.
Instructional Strategies Materials
Hyperlinks will be provided as pages are added each month.
May 2017 – Review of 2016-2017 Materials
Instructional Strategies for Language and Literacy is authored by Lynne Price. Lynne H Price is a twice National Board certified teacher with 37 years of teaching experience. She is certified in the areas of Hearing Impaired, K – 12 Regular Education, and Reading. She has worked in both residential and public school settings – preschool through high school, and in all settings – separate through itinerant. She is fluent in sign language and cued speech and is trained in listening and spoken language skills (LSLS). In addition to teaching, Ms. Price has served as an administrator for hearing impaired services in the 16th largest public school system in the nation, mentored staff, and developed programming and curriculum. She is the author of Steps to Success – A Scope and Sequence of Skills for Students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing: Perception, Processing, Self Knowledge, and Advocacy Development, COACH: Self-Advocacy and Transition Skills Training for Secondary Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, and co-author with Karen Anderson on Steps to Assessment: A Guide to Identifying Educational Needs for Students with Hearing Loss and the teacher membership e-magazine Teacher Tools to Support the Success of Children with Hearing Loss.
Please send any feedback about Teacher Tools to teachertools.successforkidswithhearingloss.com. Thanks – Karen Anderson
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