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Talking About Text: Discussion-Based Approaches to Reading Instruction

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View this multimedia overview to learn how providing adolescents with opportunities to discuss text can improve comprehension and engagement, both key features of reading achievement. Related...

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Planning for Engaging Text Discussions

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Trainers, coaches, and expert teachers are encouraged to use this planner to provide in-service training on facilitating text discussion. During this session, teachers will view or listen to four...

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Observation Tool: Using Text Discussion to Further Reading Comprehension

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A teacher or teacher trainer can use this tool to observe a colleague or video of a classroom discussion and reflect on key elements for preparing students for text discussion. Related Media and...

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Learning Together About Engaging Text Discussion

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Trainers, coaches, and expert teachers are encouraged to use these exercises to provide in-service training about extended text discussion. During this session, teachers will work in the larger...

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