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35 Strategies for Guiding Readers through Informational Texts
     

35 Strategies for Guiding Readers through Informational Texts

by Barbara Moss
 

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ISBN-10: 1606239260

ISBN-13: 2901606239260

Pub. Date: 09/21/2010

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

This practical guide presents inspiring, research-based activities for teaching students in grades K–12 how to read and think critically about informational texts. With five essential types of strategies, seasoned and preservice teachers learn ways to help students select engaging, challenging reading materials; develop their knowledge of history, science,

Overview

This practical guide presents inspiring, research-based activities for teaching students in grades K–12 how to read and think critically about informational texts. With five essential types of strategies, seasoned and preservice teachers learn ways to help students select engaging, challenging reading materials; develop their knowledge of history, science, and other content areas; master vocabulary that aids understanding; build essential comprehension skills across the curriculum; and write effectively about texts they have read. Each of the 35 strategies features a helpful reproducible worksheet in a large-size format. The teacher-friendly appendix lists recommended books, magazines, and websites for each grade level.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901606239260
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
09/21/2010
Series:
Teaching Practices That Work Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
178

Table of Contents

I. Getting Started Strategies
1. Selecting Informational Texts
2. Informational Text Interest Survey
3. Reading Informational Texts Aloud
4. Shared Reading with Informational Texts and Text Feature Search
II. Building Background Strategies
5. Anticipation Guide
6. KWHL
7. I See . . . I Wonder . . . I Know . . .
8. Table of Contents Prediction
9. Imagine, Elaborate, Predict, and Confirm
III. Vocabulary Strategies
10. Word Map
11. List–Group–Label
12. Word Sort
13. Concept Circles
14. Semantic Feature Analysis
15. Possible Sentences
IV. Comprehension Strategies
16. Three-Minute Pause
17. Sticky Notes Bookmark
18. 4–3–2–1 Discussion Guide
19. Four-Box Comment Card
20. Discussion Web
21. Data Chart
22. Study Guide
23. Semantic Map
24. Series of Events Chart
25. Venn Diagram
26. Cause–Effect Map
27. Problem–Solution Outline
V. Writing Strategies
28. I Remember
29. Written Retelling
30. Readers’ Theatre
31. Two-Column Journal
32. Learning Log
33. Paragraph Writing Frame
34. I Used to Think . . . But Now I Know . . .
35. Summary Writing
Appendix: Recommended Materials

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