Are you searching for explicit comprehension instructional strategies? The Reading Connections downloadable book is packed with strategies to reach all students regardless of languages differences, special needs or varying ability levels. These standards-based tools dove-tail smoothly into any reading program utilizing the unique before, during, and after reading instructional activities and strategies.
Before reading, learn to frontload academic oral language, vocabulary knowledge, core concepts, and narrative and expository text structure. During reading, apply the highly effective Good Reader’s flow chart of proven strategies that include connections and monitoring, summarizing and clarifying, as well as visualizing, questioning, and predicting. After reading, write concise summaries to check for understanding; Use Build a Question to develop standardized questions; Analyze text structures and words and phrases embedded in text for analysis; Master Prove-It! steps for a response to literature. Please join the thousands of teachers who have bridged theory to practice by using this program. It works and the kids love it!
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