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Reading Comprehension, Second Edition : Strategies for Independent Learners

Reading Comprehension, Second Edition : Strategies for Independent Learners - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-1593857554

Cover of Reading Comprehension, Second Edition : Strategies for Independent Learners 2ND 08 (ISBN 978-1593857554)
ISBN13: 978-1593857554
ISBN10: 1593857551

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Guilford Press
Published: 2008
International: No

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Reading Comprehension, Second Edition : Strategies for Independent Learners - 2ND 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-1593857554

Camille Blachowicz and Donna Ogle

ISBN13: 978-1593857554
ISBN10: 1593857551

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Guilford Press
Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

This book provides practical, research-based guidelines for reading comprehension instruction in grades K-9. The authors integrate current research findings with real-life observations of diverse students in action, identifying the strategies that successful readers use to comprehend many different types of materials. They offer recommendations for organizing the classroom effectively and planning instruction to broaden each student's repertoire of comprehension strategies. Concrete, classroom-tested approaches are described to help students engage with fiction and nonfiction texts, develop their vocabulary, build study and test-taking skills, and become motivated, lifelong readers. The book includes a wealth of sample activities, worksheets, and assessment tools. Each chapter begins with a clearly presented overview and resource locator to facilitate quick and easy reference.

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Learning about Comprehension from Good Readers
Ch. 2 A Closer Look at Comprehension: Context, Processes, Strategies, and Instruction
Ch. 3 Creating an Effective Classroom for Comprehension Instruction
Ch. 4 Finding a Starting Point: Ways to Assess Comprehension
Ch. 5 Strategies for Reading for Information
Ch. 6 Strategies for Reading Fiction
Ch. 7 Strategies for Vocabulary Development
Ch. 8 Strategies for Engaging in Research
Ch. 9 Strategies for Performing Tasks, Studying, and Taking Tests
Ch. 10 Strategies That Encourage Lifelong Reading
References
Index

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