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Building Reading Comprehension Habits in Grades 6-12: A Toolkit of Classroom Activities - 2nd edition

Building Reading Comprehension Habits in Grades 6-12: A Toolkit of Classroom Activities (ISBN10: 0872075060; ISBN13: 9780872075061)
ISBN13: 978-0872075061
ISBN10: 0872075060

Summary: Middle and high school coaches and content teachers: Here are great suggestions for teaching comprehension skills to students at varied reading levels and from different cultures and linguistic backgrounds.

This second edition of Jeff Zwiers' bestseller features more than 80 classroom-tested, research-based ideas. These engaging activities are organized around six strategies of reading comprehension that need to become habits:

Organizing text info
rmation by sculpting the main idea and summarizing
Connecting to background knowledge
Making inferences and predictions
Generating and answering questions
Understanding and remembering word meanings
Monitoring one's own comprehension

You'll also find 35 reproducible graphic organizers and variations on the activities to help support English learners, struggling readers, and other students who need extra support.

The International Reading Association is the world's premier organization of literacy professionals. Our titles promote reading by providing professional development to continuously advance the quality of literacy instruction and research.

Research-based, classroom-tested, and peer-reviewed, IRA titles are among the highest quality tools that help literacy professionals do their jobs better.

Some of the many areas we publish in include:

-Comprehension
-Response To Intervention/Struggling Readers
-Early Literacy
-Adolescent Literacy
-Assessment
-Literacy Coaching
-Research And Policy
...show more
Summary: Middle and high school coaches and content teachers: Here are great suggestions for teaching comprehension skills to students at varied reading levels and from different cultures and linguistic backgrounds.

This second edition of Jeff Zwiers' bestseller features more than 80 classroom-tested, research-based ideas. These engaging activities are organized around six strategies of reading comprehension that need to become habits:

Organizing text information by sculpting the main idea and summarizing
Connecting to background knowledge
Making inferences and predictions
Generating and answering questions
Understanding and remembering word meanings
Monitoring one's own comprehension

You'll also find 35 reproducible graphic organizers and variations on the activities to help support English learners, struggling readers, and other students who need extra support.

The International Reading Association is the world's premier organization of literacy professionals. Our titles promote reading by providing professional development to continuously advance the quality of literacy instruction and research.

Research-based, classroom-tested, and peer-reviewed, IRA titles are among the highest quality tools that help literacy professionals do their jobs better.

Some of the many areas we publish in include:

-Comprehension
-Response To Intervention/Struggling Readers
-Early Literacy
-Adolescent Literacy
-Assessment
-Literacy Coaching
-Research And Policy ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 10
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Publisher: International Reading Assocation
Year Published: 2010
International: No



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