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The Simple View of Reading

This module is comprised of two sessions

Site: Colorado Department of Education - LMS
Course: OD-Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties
Book: The Simple View of Reading
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Date: Saturday, 1 October 2022, 6:12 AM

Module 3

Module 3 The Simple View of Reading is comprised of two sessions. 

Session Titles

3.1 Simple View of Reading

3.2 Types of Reading Difficulties


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3.1 Simple View of Reading

Learning Intentions

After viewing this module session participants will be able to: 

  • Describe the Simple View Model of Reading
  • Describe components of the Simple View
  • Understand how the Simple View of Reading provides the foundation for assessment and instruction

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*Please see the Transcripts resource folder located in Module 0 for a text copy of the transcript from this video. 

Summary

  • The Simple View of Reading proposes that reading comprehension is a function of word-level reading and language comprehension
  • Word-level reading and language comprehension are in turn based upon multiple sub-skills
  • Understanding the components of reading can lead to better assessments, instruction and intervention

Reflect & Connect

What are some ways that the Simple View of Reading might influence the way you approach reading with students?


 


3.2 Types of Reading Difficulties

Learning Intentions

After viewing this module session participants will be able to: 

  • Identify the characteristics of each of the three types of reading difficulties
  • Understand the connection between the Simple View of Reading and the three reading difficulties

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*Please see the Transcripts resource folder located in Module 0 for a text copy of the transcript from this video. 

Summary

  • There are three types of reading difficulty/disability that have been extensively validated in the research literature (dyslexia, hyperlexia, and mixed/combined type)
  • Identifying these types help educators understand the source of an individual’s reading difficulty/disability
  • Helps with education planning
  • Helps with proper instructional grouping

Reflect & Connect

How might the understanding of the characteristics of the three types of reading difficulties inform your instruction?