Reading Power

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Pembroke Publishers Limited - Electronic books - 144 pages
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User Review  - mb2008lvit - LibraryThing

Excellent professional book about the 7 Reading Comprehension Strategies. A Canadian author/teacher who shares lesson ideas, student follow up ideas, songs about the strategies. She also makes reference and connections with people such as Stefanie Harvey. Read full review

Review: Reading Power: Teaching Students to Think While They Read

User Review  - Pembroke Publishers - Goodreads

"…discusses current reading practice, the components of the Reading Power Program, application and assessment, practical activities, and provides booklists for each reading power." - Resource Links ... Read full review


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Page 9 - Holmes who noted that a mind once stretched by a new idea never returns to its original dimension.
Page 6 - Thank you to all the children, families and colleagues with whom I have worked and from whom I have learned so much: in various places, particularly at Elms Road and at PEEP.
Page 10 - Reading demands a two-pronged attack. It involves cracking the alphabetic code to determine the words and thinking about those words to construct meaning
Page 11 - Once thought of as a natural result of decoding plus oral language, comprehension is now viewed as a much more complex process involving knowledge, experience, thinking and teaching

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