Collaborative Strategies for Teaching Reading Comprehension: Maximizing Your Impact
Research shows that collaboration between classroom teachers and teacher-librarians improves overall effectiveness in increasing students' reading comprehension. Drawing on cutting edge research in instructional strategies, Moreillon, a veteran school library media specialist, offers a clear, rigorous roadmap to the task of teaching reading comprehension in a proven collaborative process. Packed with practical applications, this expert guide: encourages collaboration with a flexible design and delivery framework; strengthens partnering techniques to improve reading comprehension; addresses three levels of literacy development; identifies seven key strategies that students use to read for meaning; connects with research-driven teaching practices that incorporate library programs; and increases reading scores and lowers the student-teacher ratios using proven collaborative approaches.
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Maximizing Your Impact
Reading Comprehension Strategy One Activating or Building Background Knowledge
Reading Comprehension Strategy Two Using Sensory images
Reading Comprehension Strategy Three Questioning
Reading Comprehension Strategy Four Making Predictions and inferences
Reading Comprehension Strategy Five Determining Main Ideas
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