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...
Introduce Reader Synthesis

Introduce Reader Synthesis

Introduce Reader Synthesis Apr 17, 2017 | [Reading] Teaching students to synthesize their reading is often a challenge. One way to support understanding is to use physical triggers when modeling this concept. Kristina Smekens likes to bring in a boxed cake mix,...
Use Movies to Introduce Comprehension

Use Movies to Introduce Comprehension

Use Movies to Introduce Comprehension Jul 25, 2016 | [Reading] To introduce the six comprehension strategies to students, you might consider reading different picture books, teaching the six comprehension songs, or you could use movie clips. After naming and defining...