• Reading Styles & Strategies

    VISUAL Students with this strength can easily: Enjoy/learn best by: Learn to read best with:
    Recall what they see
    Follow written or drawn instructions
    Learn by observing
    Using computer graphics;
    performing visual puzzles;
    looking at or designing
    maps, charts, graphs
    Sight methods, dissimilar
    words, silent reading,
    words accompanied by pictures, slides or videos
    AUDITORY Students with this strength can easily: Enjoy/learn best by: Learn to read best with:
    Recall what they hear
    Follow spoken instructions
    Learn by listening and
    speaking
    Talking, interviewing,
    debating, participating
    on a panel, asking and
    answering questions,
    memorizing, making oral reports
    Phonics, choral reading,
    by listening to stories
    and recordings of
    books, discussing stories,
    reading orally
    TACTILE Students with this strength can easily: Enjoy/learn best by: Learn to read best with:
    Recall what they touch
    Follow instructions they
    write or touch
    Learn by touching or
    manipulating objects
    Doodling, sketching, playing
    board games, building
    models, constructing
    dioramas and relief maps
    writing, tracing
    Writing/tracing methods,
    playing games or reading
    instructions, then making something
    KINESTHETIC Students with this strength can easily: Enjoy/learn best by: Learn to read best with:
    Recall their experiences
    Follow instructions that
    they perform or rehearse
    Learn by touching or
    manipulating objects
    Playing floor games,
    assembling objects,
    building models, participating
    in fairs, setting up experiments,
    acting, role-playing, scavenger
    hunts
    Pantomiming, acting in plays,
    riding a stationary bike
    while listening to a book,
    recording and reading,
    reading instructions and
    then building/doing
    something
    GLOBAL Students with this strength can easily: Enjoy/learn best by: Learn to read best with:
    Make decisions based on
    emotions/intuition
    Are spontaneous
    Focus on creativity
    Care less about tidiness
    Information presented in
    an interesting or humorous
    story, examples, interesting
    materials, group work,
    and activities
    Holistic reading methods,
    such as recorded books,
    story writing, choral
    reading with books, computer
    software, audiovisual materials, projects
    and games
    ANALYTIC Students with this strength can easily: Enjoy/learn best by: Learn to read best with:
    Make decisions based on
    logic/common sense
    Plan and organize well
    Focus on details and facts
    Like a tidy environment
    Information presented in
    sequential steps, with rules
    and examples, structure
    materials, teacher-directed
    lessons, clear goals and
    requirements
    Phonics (if auditory),
    programmed materials, puzzles,
    some worksheets-reinforced
    by strategies appropriate for
    global learners

    Thanks: Creative Classroom





Last Modified on March 24, 2020