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Fill Classes with the Art of Comprehension – Education Article

By Trevor A. Bryan You have about 10 minutes of class time. Is it possible to help students… Find Key Details Synthesize Key Details Make Inferences Use Evidence to Support Thinking Identify Possible Themes Make Meaningful Strong-link Connections Use Symbolism Make Reasonable Predictions Explore Story Structure Explore Writers’ Craft? Perhaps surprisingly, the answer is yes. Even if your students aren’t the most proficient decoders, you can help them engage with these skills and strategies through quick and easy conversations. How?…

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Understanding Texts & Readers: Responsive Comprehension – Education Article

Understanding Texts & Readers: Responsive Comprehension Instruction with Leveled TextsBy Jennifer Serravallo(Heinemann, 2018 – Learn more) Reviewed by Linda Biondi Simply amazing! Jennifer Serravallo outdid herself – again! Her new book, Understanding Texts & Readers: Responsive Comprehension Instruction with Leveled Texts, is one of the most teacher friendly books that I have read. As a mentor and coach to student teachers, I am always looking for books that will help our next generation of professionals become more cognizant of their…

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