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6 Tips for Helping Your Child Improve Reading Comprehension

3rd or 4th Grade Main Idea Worksheet About Planets

About this Worksheet:<p>Students read the passage about planets and then answer questions about the main idea. The worksheet is written for students in …

Graphic Organizer: KWL Chart

Activate background knowledge, brainstorm questions, and develop a purpose for study of a topic using this popular chart. The organizer is perfect …

"Click or Clunk?": A Student Comprehension Self-Check

Students periodically check their understanding of sentences, paragraphs, and pages of text as they read. When students encounter problems with …

Using the Check and Line Method to Enhance Reading Comprehension

OVERVIEW<p>Careful monitoring of content area reading assignments can significantly increase comprehension and retention of the information, but …

Comprehension Instruction: What Works

References<p>Click the "References" link above to hide these references.<p>Anderson, R.C., & Freebody, P. (1981). Vocabulary knowledge. In J.T. Guthrie …

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 …

Ms. Bannon: Full Lesson on Finding the Main Idea

Common Core State Standards<p>ELA<p>English Language Arts<p>RL<p>Reading Standards for Literature K-5<p>3<p>3rd Grade<p>2<p><b>Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and</b> …

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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 …

15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension

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Reading Comprehension Question Cube

Template for reading comprehension cube. Cut out and assemble. Students can use this cube to answer reading comprehension questions. Great activity …