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Vocabulary: explicit vs. implicit

Vocab! Vocab! Vocab! The new Common Core Standards have incorporated a new component labeled, "Vocabulary Acquisition and Use." Although many of us …

Building Background Knowledge

We've had our share of lively debates in the field of reading, but not on this particular topic: background knowledge. There is a virtual consensus …

Teaching

What Works in Comprehension Instruction

In carrying out its analysis of the extant research in reading comprehension, the NRP noted three predominant themes in the research on the …

Strategies that Promote Comprehension

<b>The problem in the story is ______.<br>This is a problem because ______.<br>The problem is solved when ______.<br>In the end ______.</b><p>Activities and procedures for …

Seven Strategies to Teach Students Text Comprehension

1. Monitoring comprehension<p>Students who are good at monitoring their comprehension know when they understand what they read and when they do not. …

How Listening Drives Improvement in Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension

Kylie Flynn, Bryan Matlen, Sara Atienza, and Steven Schneider. <i>How Listening Drives Improvement in Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension: A Study of</i> …

Key Literacy Component: Text Comprehension | Adolescent Literacy Topics A-Z

How can instruction help adolescent students with text comprehension?<p>Although many struggling adolescent readers need more specific and intense …

Teaching

Explicit Comprehension Strategy Instruction | Adolescent Literacy Topics A-Z

Activate students' prior knowledge of the topic addressed in your selected passages.<p><i>"Let's look at the title of this chapter and a few of the</i> …

Teaching

Make Reading Count

Transcript<p>Video Introduction<p><b>Teacher:</b> What does the sea otter do to prepare lunch?<p><b>Delia Pompa:</b> What are the best ways to teach our students how to …

Teaching Metalinguistic Awareness and Reading Comprehension with Riddles

As a 6-year-old, I was obsessed with knock-knock jokes. I laughed uproariously whenever I heard one, no matter how inane.<p>Knock knock.<br>Who's …