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Making Learning Whole: How Seven Principles of Teaching Can Transform Education

David Perkins - 2010 - Education - Limited preview
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Non-Fiction Text Structures for Better Comprehension and Response

Gail Saunders-Smith - 2009 - Education - Limited preview
"Non-fiction text structures organize information into comprehensible patterns. Knowing how to recognize and use these structures to navigate non-fiction text greatly improves students' understanding of what they read. Gail Saunders-Smith ...
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Great Source Daybooks: Critical Reading and Writing Student Edition Grade 4

Laura Robb, Michael F. Opitz, Ellin Oliver Keene - 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - No preview available
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Listen Hear!: 25 Effective Listening Comprehension Strategies

Michael F. Opitz, Matthew D. Zbaracki - 2004 - Education - Snippet view
Grades K-6 Have you ever asked your students "Are you listening?" and felt uneasy that their response didn't distinguish listening from hearing? We expect children to spend fifty percent or more of their school day engaged in listening ...
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Mosaic of Thought: The Power of Comprehension Strategy Instruction

Ellin Oliver Keene, Susan Zimmermann - 2007 - Education - Snippet view
Explains how teachers can enhance their students comprehension skills; providing classroom strategies, examples, vignettes, tools for creating reader workshops, advice on think-alouds and conferring, and tips on long-term planning.
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Comprehension Connections: Bridges to Strategic Reading

Tanny McGregor - 2007 - Education - No preview available
Inferring, questioning, determining importance. It's not easy to explain these abstract reading strategies to elementary readers, yet knowing how they work and how to use them is an important first step to connecting with texts. Fortunately Tanny ...
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Exploring Informational Texts: From Theory to Practice

Linda Hoyt, Margaret E. Mooney, Brenda Parkes - 2003 - Education - Snippet view
This guide for teachers describes strategies for helping children in grades K-8 to become comfortable with and get the most out of nonfiction texts. Written by teachers and teacher educators, 25 contributions discuss such topics as the use of ...
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Make it Real: Strategies for Success with Informational Texts

Linda Hoyt - 2002 - Education - Snippet view
Recommended by the Ontario Ministry of Education Grades K-8 Feeding students a steady diet of fiction is all too common in the classroom. Yet informational literacy is critical to success in school and beyond. In Make It Real, Linda Hoyt provides ...
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Revisit, Reflect, Retell: Strategies for Improving Reading Comprehension

Linda Hoyt - 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - Snippet view
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.
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Write to Comprehend: Using Writing as a Tool to Build Reading Comprehension

Vicky Lynott, Anthony D. Fredericks - 2007 - Education - No preview available
This straightforward guide contains 51 classroom-tested ideas for using reading and writing to help students become better thinkers. The activities are applicable for use with not only language arts but also science, social studies, and math ...
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