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Question Sea Worksheets

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These worksheets were developed by a third-grade teacher and her colleagues to help students understand the difference between on-the-surface and under-the-surface questions about text. Watch the...

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"I Can..." Reading Strategy Books

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This student booklet was created by a second-grade teacher to help her students keep track of the reading strategies they have learned and to remind them to use them as they read. Watch the...

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Illustration of Gradual Release of Responsibility Model

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This illustration from the Practice Guide shows instructional practices to gradually release responsibility from teachers to students as a task progresses. It describes the task, the share of...

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Examples of Multiple Strategy Formats

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This table from the Practice Guide shows four examples of multiple-strategy formats that combine strategies with an explicit method of teaching them—Reciprocal Teaching, Transactional Strategy...

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Examples of Effective Reading Comprehension Strategies

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This table from the Practice Guide describes the six strategies that are the most important for improving reading comprehension in the primary grades and provides examples of activities to promote...

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Principal's Walk-Through: Observation and Feedback Form

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This checklist is used by a principal to conduct classroom observations and provide feedback to teachers. Principals and coaches can adapt this walk-through to monitor instruction and engage staff...

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Peer Observation Form

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This form is used to guide teacher observations of comprehension lessons taught in peer classrooms. The form lists reflection question stems to focus observations and a chart for taking notes on...

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