Materials from the SWCOLT 2014 session Reading the World will be progressively posted on this page over the next 3 days. - chericem1 chericem1

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Dr. Cherice Montgomery, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Presented at the: SWCOLT 2014 Conference

Superior A, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Session Description:

What makes reading int he target language so hard? Some of the most important variables may surprise you! In this interactive session, participants will experience a variety of hands-on activities, strategies, temmplates, and technological tools for improving beginning language learners' comprehension of different types of culturally authentic texts.

Session Objectives:

Session Agenda

Session Resources:

Building Relationships with Culturally Authentic Texts

Challenges of Reading in the TL

Developing Reading Proficiency

Resources for Culturally Authentic Texts

Scaffolding Culturally Authentic Texts


Tech Tools

For Supporting the Development of Reading Proficiency

Reading the World