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Graphic organizers as a reading strategy: Research findings and issues

K-8 Comprehension Skills, Strategies, Activities & Exercises

This module explores comprehension strategies and their benefits. Examine descriptions of each type of comprehension strategy, instructional …

Classroom Magazine Titles

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. …

Using Paired Reading to Increase Fluency and Peer Cooperation

In this strategy, students read aloud to each other, pairing more fluent readers with less fluent readers. This strategy can also be used to pair …

Reading Fluency and Instruction

As the importance of fluency in reading ability has been recognized more educators are including a fluency component in their reading education …

Reading Fluency Strategies

Jump to our Reading Fluency Activities Page<p>The following strategies and activities are designed to achieve two primary goals:<p>1. To help children read …

5 Surefire Strategies for Developing Reading Fluency

Have you ever watched students struggle with what you know to be a great book, just perfect for their age and development? Without fluency, the world …

Developing Fluent Readers

With an understanding of what fluency is and how to assess it, let's turn to the questions that teachers are always most interested in: What should …

Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers . Sounds & Symbols . Helpful Articles . Phonemic Awareness | PBS

Article 1:<br>Phonemic Awareness<p>Every time you chant along to a favorite children's rhyme or read aloud from a book like <i>One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish,</i> …

Why Reading Is Not a Natural Process - Educational Leadership

The NICHD reading research has centered on three basic questions: (1) How do children learn to read English (and other languages)? What are the …

Why Phonological Awareness Is Important for Reading and Spelling

The phonological processor usually works unconsciously when we listen and speak. It is designed to extract the meaning of what is said, not to notice …

Phonics Rules

The vowels are "a,e,i,o, and u"; also sometimes "y" & "w". This also includes the diphthongs "oi,oy,ou,ow,au,aw, oo" and many others.<br>The consonants …

Linguistics

Kids Need to Like What They're Reading to Progress

Shares 0<p><i>Kids will be turned off reading if they have no interest in the material. Comics or picture books are fine as long as the child enjoys …

Classroom phonological awareness instruction and literacy outcomes in the first year of school

For #ResearchTuesday I went in search of some current research on phonological awareness (PA) skill development as part of learning to read. I did a …

Teaching

Misunderstood Minds . Basics of Reading| PBS

Basics of Reading<p>The seemingly simple task of reading is anything but simple. The moment our eyes fall on a word, a complex set of processes -- …

Pinpointing Reading Disabilities to Help Students Succeed

Reading disabilities exist. Research in neuroscience is showing this to be true, and public schools and special education should be on the front …

Disability

Choral Reading | Classroom Strategy

Choral reading is reading aloud in unison with a whole class or group of students. Choral reading helps build students' fluency, self-confidence, and …

Interactive Read Aloud

• How does each part of this lesson support students' reading comprehension?<br>• What are the benefits of making read alouds interactive?<br>• How does this …

Helping Struggling Readers

What it takes to learn to read, the achievement gap, and how we can help struggling readers.<p>The reasons why some kids struggle with reading.<p>The …

Achievement Gap

Assessing Reading Comprehension: Probing Instead of Questioning

When working in my role as a reading consultant, I often hear teachers lament their students lack of reading comprehension. The conversation often …

Using Think-Alouds to Improve Reading Comprehension

Good readers:<p>Draw on background knowledge as they read<br>• Make predictions as they read<br>• Visualize the events of a text as they read<br>• Recognize confusion as …

Teach the Seven Strategies of Highly Effective Readers

To improve students' reading comprehension, teachers should introduce the seven cognitive strategies of effective readers: activating, inferring, …

Graphic Organizers

Help your students children classify ideas and communicate more effectively. Use graphic organizers to structure writing projects, to help in problem …

Think-Pair-Share | Classroom Strategy

Decide upon the text to be read and develop the set of questions or prompts that target key content concepts.<p>Describe the purpose of the strategy and …

Preparing Students to Read: Word & Inference Walls

Grade 7 / ELA / Reading<p>CCSS: ELA.L.7.4a<p>Common Core State Standards<p>ELA<p>English Language Arts<p>L<p>Language Standards 6-12<p>7<p>7th Grade<p>4a<p>Determine or clarify …

Jigsaws: A Strategy for Understanding Texts

Lesson ObjectiveExamine texts through different lensesLength2 minQuestions to ConsiderHow does focusing on one element of the text encourage close …

Tell Me About the Story: Comprehension Strategies for Students with Autism

Many a teacher has asked a student to "tell about the story" only to be met with a blank stare. This may be particularly true for students with …

When Older Students Can't Read

By: Louisa Moats<p>Since 1996, state and federal reading initiatives have focused on the problem of reading failure at kindergarten and the primary …

Pedagogy