Revisit, Reflect, Retell: Strategies for Improving Reading Comprehension
How can we be certain that students are making sense of print? What can we do to improve comprehension? Linda Hoyt, a reading specialist and staff developer, is convinced that thoughtful reflection and retelling are the keys. When readers reflect upon and retell what they know about a text, they experience deeper levels of understanding and increased communicative competency. This highly practical collection of more than 130 strategies and 90 reproducibles is the perfect resource for any teacher attempting to evoke high-quality responses to literature. It provides a detailed look at why to respond to text, when to respond to text, and how readers might be invited to respond in authentic ways. All of the strategies are classroom tested, and the blackline masters offer powerful incentives for creative interactions.
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Abraham Lincoln activity aloud ASSESSMENT audience Beaverton Cambourne cards Chapter 2 Oral Chapter 3 Written Chapter 4 Informational Chapter I Conversations child Cinderella Conversations About Books create Date Book demonstrate dents Derry discussion dramatic Draw a picture elements of story engage Example experience favorite Flannelgraphs focus format goal Graphic Organizer graphs help students Hungry Caterpillar illustrations Informational Text interaction Invite students key events key points learners learning listeners main idea meaning metacognitive strategies Name Date NARRATOR Number Old Mother Hubbard Oral Retelling paper PARENT partner plot predictions problem Problem/Solution puppets questions Readers Theater Script reflection and retelling remember response setting share sketch soccer solution sticky notes story elements story structure storyteller strategies student-authored summary talk teacher tell Teller text structure thoughts Title topic understanding unit of study visual word sort words and phrases Written Reflections Written Retell