Apply Connections Back to the Text

Apply Connections Back to the Text

When a reader compares a known idea from previous learning to a new idea from the text, he is making a connection. This happens when something stated within the text reminds the reader of a personal experience (text-to-self), another text (text-to-text), or general...
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...
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...