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...
Define Evidence Versus Just a Detail

Define Evidence Versus Just a Detail

Define Evidence Versus Just a Detail Mar 17, 2016 | [Reading] When asked to cite evidence for their thinking, many students simply pluck out miscellaneous words and phrases from the text thinking they are citing evidence. However, often these details are just...
Facilitate a Questioning Spirit

Facilitate a Questioning Spirit

Strong readers ask questions while reading. If your students aren’t engaged and wondering about their reading, then they aren’t thinking or comprehending the information. Questions lead to answers and overall understanding of the text. To cultivate a...
Color-Code Yes, MA’AM Facets

Color-Code Yes, MA’AM Facets

A popular question teachers ask regarding the reading portion of the assessment is…Do you have any tips on how to get students to score better on the constructed response? In most states the scorers are looking for three things in a well-written, short-answer,...