Building Reading Comprehension Habits in Grades 6-12: A Toolkit of Classroom Activities (second Ediiton) / Edition 2

Building Reading Comprehension Habits in Grades 6-12: A Toolkit of Classroom Activities (second Ediiton) / Edition 2

by Jeff Zwiers
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0872075060

ISBN-13: 9780872075061

Pub. Date: 02/01/2010

Publisher: International Literacy Association

Middle and high school coaches and content teachers: Here are great suggestions for teaching comprehension skills to students at varied reading levels and from different cultures and linguistic backgrounds.

This second edition of Jeff Zwiers' bestseller features more than 80 classroom-tested, research-based ideas. These engaging activities are organized

Overview

Middle and high school coaches and content teachers: Here are great suggestions for teaching comprehension skills to students at varied reading levels and from different cultures and linguistic backgrounds.

This second edition of Jeff Zwiers' bestseller features more than 80 classroom-tested, research-based ideas. These engaging activities are organized around six strategies of reading comprehension that need to become habits:
• Organizing text information by sculpting the main idea and summarizing
• Connecting to background knowledge
• Making inferences and predictions
• Generating and answering questions
• Understanding and remembering word meanings
• Monitoring one's own comprehension

You'll also find 35 reproducible graphic organizers and variations on the activities to help support English learners, struggling readers, and other students who need extra support.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872075061
Publisher:
International Literacy Association
Publication date:
02/01/2010
Pages:
506
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >