Self-monitor to mute the Distracting Voice

Self-monitor to mute the Distracting Voice

Comprehension occurs when the Reading Voice and Thinking Voice are active. However, all readers experience times when their eyes are looking at print, but their minds wander. In these instances, the Reading Voice continues to decode the words, but the Thinking Voice...
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...
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...