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Adult Education Dictionary: Reading/Phonics

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Information Grids   Information Grid activities are interactive. They involve learners in purposeful classroom communication which they can apply to practical tasks in the...  
Jigsaw Activity   It is a cooperative learning lesson design that takes the place of a lecture. A class is divided into teams. Each team has a piece of the information...  
Job Shadowing   Students accompany an employee at the workplace, observing and learning about different tasks associated with an occupation....  
Language Experience Approach (LEA)  The language experience approach is a whole language approach that promotes reading and writing through the use of personal experiences and oral language...  
Learning Contracts Teaching Method   A learning contract is a formal agreement written by a learner which details what will be learned, how the learning will be accomplished, the period of...  
Lecture Teaching Method   A lecture is a carefully prepared oral presentation of a particular subject by a highly qualified individual. Lecturing is informative speaking. When...  
Letter Knowledge   Letter knowledge is the ability to identify letters of the alphabet....  
Letter Recognition   Letter recognition is the ablility to identify a letter by naming it or finding it in a group of letters....  
Letter-Sound Correspondence   Letter-Sound Correspondence is the ability to say or write the letter that corresponds to a speech sound....  
Lindamood-Bell Reading Intervention Method   The Lindamood-Bell reading intervention method was designed to compensate for unreliable auditory perceptions of students with reading disabilities. The...  
Liquids   Liquids are consonant sounds produced with obstruction but without friction and capable of being produced continuously (like vowels); /r/ and /l/ are...  
Minimal Pair   A minimal pair of words consists of two words that differ in only one sound. Examples include: lip / rip, lap / map, tight / fight, and fist / list...  
Modeling   Showing a student how to do a task, with the expectation that the student will copy the model. Modeling often involves talking about how to work through...  
Nasals   Nasals are sounds made with airflow through the nasal passage....  
On-the Job Training (OJT)  On-the job training is training given in the normal work situation rather than an offsite location. Training is generally given by the supervisor, an...  
Oral Reading   Reading passages or other text out load, usually as a teacher listens. See guided oral reading....  
Orton-Gillingham Method   The Orton-Gillingham method of reading instruction was developed by Dr. Samuel T. Orton and educator Anna Gillingham. The Orton-Gillingham methodology...  
Outcomes-Base Education   The effort, often by a state or local education agency, to organize all the features of schooling (including aims, curriculum, instruction, and assessment)...  
Preview-Review Method   A bilingual instructional approach in which content areas are previewed in one language, presented in the other, and reviewed in the first....  
Question Answering   A reading comprehension teaching strategy used to help students understand a text that is being read. "The reader answers questions posed by the teacher...  
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