Sunday, June 26, 2011

Making Meaning. Part 2: Remembering the Struggle

Part 2: Remembering the struggle.

View the short video and note any places where you feel confused.  This activity might increase awareness of the difficulty that are obstacles for developing readers and English language learners.  From this increased awareness, we can better plan instruction that will increase success. 

Some of the possible difficulties include: 
1) Decoding the sounds due to the computerized speech or the speaker’s dialect. 
2) Lack of prior knowledge. 
3) Lack of contextual background.
4) Unclear allusions.

This post is Part 2 of "UMdWP 1st Day Summer 2011 on Glogster.