Introduce Each Comprehension Strategy

Introduce Each Comprehension Strategy

Consider introducing each comprehension strategy explicitly and deliberately. Provide a separate mini-lesson introduction for each strategy. This allows you to establish common language and then build on concepts in reading throughout the year. Outlined below are five...
Connect Comprehension Skills to Graphic Icons

Connect Comprehension Skills to Graphic Icons

We can help students understand the different ways that readers think by introducing and reinforcing each comprehension strategy with a visual icon. When students are able to connect an abstract idea to an object that is memorable and tangible, there’s a greater...
Teach Reading Through Your Read Alouds

Teach Reading Through Your Read Alouds

The Read Aloud is more than simply a means of entertaining students or a way to get through a text with the whole class at the same pace. When done well, the Read Aloud is a highly-effective teaching strategy for both fluency and comprehension. Reveal your...