Comprehension Strategies

Recommended Practice: Provide direct and explicit comprehension strategy instruction.

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Effective Strategies That Boost Reading Comprehension

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This multimedia overview highlights key research findings and specific practice implications for comprehension strategy instruction. Related Files: Transcript

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Comprehension Strategies for Struggling Readers

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Dr. Don Deshler describes the characteristics of research-based, explicit, comprehension strategy instruction, including modeling, scaffolding, and opportunities for practice in a variety of...

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Expert Interview

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The Value of Teaching Comprehension Strategies

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Dr. Janice Dole gives an overview of the recommendation to provide direct and explicit comprehension strategy instruction.

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A Literacy Framework for Teacher Development

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Listen to the coordinators of literacy activities in Washtenaw and Livingston Counties describe how they implemented a literacy framework and professional learning community, which included Saline...

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School Example

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Reciprocal Teaching in High School

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Teacher Suzanne Herko describes how she teaches her Humanities students about the strategies and structures of Reciprocal Teaching. Watch students discuss literature in small groups while playing...

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School Example

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I Do, We Do, You Do: Scaffolding Reading Comprehension in Social Studies

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Sixth-grade teacher Megan Montgomery scaffolds reading comprehension for her students using a spoke diagram graphic organizer of the social studies text. View the sample material, Classroom "Do...

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School Example

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Understanding Stories: Questions, Connections, and Visualizations

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High school English teacher Lori Manning uses these instructional materials to scaffold student text comprehension. Materials include a list of text comprehension questions; graphic organizers used...

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Sample Material

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Graphic Organizer Examples

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View a collection of graphic organizers used across grade levels and content areas in middle and high school classrooms. The collection includes examples of visual aids teachers use to help...

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Sample Material

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Four Dimensions of Reading Apprenticeship

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The countywide professional development program provided at Saline and Three Fires Middle Schools focuses on implementing and integrating four interacting dimensions of classroom life that support...

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Sample Material

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Classroom "Do Now" and "Exit Tickets"

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This student handout contains the "Do Now" and "Exit Ticket" exercises that students complete at the beginning and end of Megan Montgomery's social studies class (I Do, We Do, You Do) each day for...

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Sample Material

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Reciprocal Teaching Roles

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This student handout contains a summary of the four Reciprocal Teaching roles that teacher Suzanne Herko refers to at the beginning of Reciprocal Teaching in High School. Related Media and...

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Sample Material

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Choosing Texts for Comprehension Strategy Instruction

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Trainers, coaches, and lead teachers can use this tool to provide in-service training on teaching comprehension strategies. This tool will help teachers consider dimensions of expository and...

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Tool

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