Focus Questions #9
1. Compare indirect vocabulary and direct vocabulary. Explain why students with reading
difficulties or dyslexia benefit from direct instruction more so than average achieving
When teaching vocabulary there are two different
Focus Question #11
1. What characteristics are common to students who exhibit deficits in math skills?
There are many characteristics that influence math skills for students. There are six in
particular that have an effect on students with learning disabi
What should teachers keep in mind when they adapt a textbook? Use quotations, page numbers,
and learnings from your textbook in your response.
There are many things teachers need to keep in mind when adapting a textbook. Text
adaptation is a technique tha
Behavior Crosswalk and Reflection
Southern New Hampshire University
October 18, 2012
Special Education 230
Implications of Special Education
Emotional and Behavioral Disorder
John is a six year old in the first grade. He is an excellent reader
Grade Span: K - 2
Michelle Alvarez is a fun and energetic 4 year old. She cant speak due to a stroke that she
Reading Literature (RL:1)
(RL:1: Reading literature: Key Ideas and Details)
RL:1: Students will describe and analyze characters and plot, de
Focus Questions #8
1. What are the critical features of spelling assessment and instruction for student with
learning and behavioral problems?
There are many strategies that teachers need to be aware of and able to use in order to
help their students with
Focus Questions #5
1. What are the instructional practices for increasing reading fluency?
Reading fluency is a skill that students need to develop to further help them learn. They are
presented daily with activities that test their reading fluency. As a
Focus Question #4
1. What is multisensory structured language instruction?
It, Combines systematic explicit teaching of phonemic awareness, the alphabetic principle,
phonics and structural analysis, syllabication, and decoding with activities that incorpo
Focus Questions #3 1. How is collaborating with families and or paraprofessionals similar to collaborating with general education teachers? How is it different? I believe that you cannot be a successful teacher without working with parents and collaborati
Focus Question #10
1. Explain two types of vocabulary and describe how teacher can enhance each type of
vocabulary knowledge of their students?
Even though vocabulary is a pretty complex idea there are only two types of vocabulary;
oral and reading. Oral
Focus Question #7 1. Describe the elements of the writing process. The writing process is a skill that once learned will continue to help students throughout school and their life. Prewriting is the first step to the writing process. "One of the most impo
Focus Question #6
1. Name and describe five strategies to use to increase reading fluency.
Reading fluency is a skill that all students need to learn. By learning this skill they will
then be able to further expand their knowledge and ability to learn oth
Many students who have trouble with significant disabilities and behavior problems need
a support system. By using a Functional Behavioral Assessment, An FBA and a
behavioral improvement plan (BIP) are designed to identify behavior problems of
Dr. Kristina Scott
Autisms New Classification
Effective Practices in the Classroom
Continuation with Social Development
What skills may need to be developed?