Plan & Ask Text-Dependent Questions

Plan & Ask Text-Dependent Questions

Plan & Ask Text-Dependent Questions Mar 1, 2019 | [Reading] To teach the K-12 college and career-ready standards in reading comprehension, teachers must be asking text-dependent questions. The characteristics of such a question include: The answer is implied...
Annotate Based on the Reading Purpose

Annotate Based on the Reading Purpose

Annotate Based on the Reading Purpose Feb 25, 2019 | [Reading] Giving students highlighters to identify important information can often lead to them marking nothing or painting everything. This is a typical problem when first teaching text annotation. The solution to...
Annotate Multimodal Texts

Annotate Multimodal Texts

Videos are referred to as multimodal texts–meaning students have to use both visual and audio modes of communication to analyze the information presented. Unlike other types of visuals (e.g., photographs, illustrations, infographics, editorial cartoons, etc.),...
Set a Purpose for Reading

Set a Purpose for Reading

When assigning classroom reading, consider using techniques that target the reluctant and/or struggling readers in your classroom. Here are a couple of strategies: Set a purpose for the reading. Besides “because the teacher told me to,” what is the reason...