Integrate Excerpts into Comprehension Instruction

Integrate Excerpts into Comprehension Instruction

Integrate Excerpts into Comprehension Instruction Mar 9, 2018 | [Reading] State and national reading assessments don’t ask students questions about entire novels. Rather, they typically provide excerpts from longer texts. Students are presented these texts with...
Skim and Slim Portions of a Novel

Skim and Slim Portions of a Novel

Skim and Slim Portions of a Novel Feb 19, 2018 | [Reading] FAQ: Is there a way to speed up the reading of an in-class novel? ANSWER: Standards require teaching comprehension skills and strategies — not just reading texts and asking questions. However, when a...
Compare a Book to its Movie Version

Compare a Book to its Movie Version

Compare a Book to its Movie Version Apr 18, 2017 | [Reading] While most of us may be guilty of showing students an entire movie version after we’ve finished a book, let’s consider a more powerful option for using this multi-modal text. Instead, provide...
Locate Test-Prep Resources

Locate Test-Prep Resources

Locate Test-Prep Resources Jan 23, 2015 | [Reading] FAQ: Where can I get more texts and passages with questions and prompts just like the ones my students are going to see on the standardized reading assessment? ANSWER: Below are four online resources that will help...