Chapter 13 – Teaching Illiterate Students


Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Identify illiterate students.
  • Summarize guidelines for teaching illiterate students.


Some teachers face the challenge of teaching illiterate students. An illiterate student is one who does not read or write his language. If you plan to teach illiterate students, you need to study this lesson. If you do not plan to teach illiterate students, you may skip this lesson and go on to Chapter Fourteen.

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.