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Methods for teaching reading
Comprehension Power: Becoming an Active Reader
By Barbara Laedtke
In this interactive learning object, learners follow a strategy for identifying specific and general topics to improve their ability to find the main idea of a passage.
Identifying the Main Idea
By Mary Frings
In this interactive object, learners read short paragraphs and then select the main idea of each selection.
Summary Writing (Screencast)
By David Wehmeyer
In this screencast, students demonstrate an understanding of summary writing by reading step-by-step instructions and then summarizing short paragraphs. Examples of summaries that are poorly written, as well as those that are written well, are included.
Identifying the Topic
By Rhonda Towne
Learners identify topic words from a group of related words and choose topic statements for short passages.
Leaving a Telephone Message
By Susan Maloney
Students listen to three telephone messages and enter their evaluation of each one. They then read a list of guidelines for leaving effective messages.
Reading and Interpreting Bar Graphs
By Francine Nettesheim
In this learning activity you'll identify the various parts of a bar graph, read and interpret its data, and calculate the data to solve various application problems.
Calculating Monthly Expenses
By Michele Williams
In this learning activity you'll establish your budget by determining your earnings, expenses, and goals.
DNA collection methods
By Dan Mader
This learning object will define DNA collection and methods
What Is Current?
By Tim Tewalt, Patrick Hoppe
Learners study an animation that shows how a battery charge reduces over time and when varying resistance values are placed in a series circuit. Ten review questions complete the activity.
EDUC 3101: Technology in the Classroom
Technology in the Classroom questions
READ 3320: English Language Learner
ELL Review questions
President of the Whole Fifth Grade
Reading Selection: President of the Whole Fifth Grade. A book by Sherri Winston
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