Revisit, Reflect, Retell: Time-Tested Strategies for Teaching Reading Comprehension

Revisit, Reflect, Retell: Time-Tested Strategies for Teaching Reading Comprehension

by Linda Hoyt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0325025797

ISBN-13: 9780325025797

Pub. Date: 12/15/2008

Publisher: Heinemann


I cannot imagine being a teacher and not having a resource like this at my fingertips. So my advice to fellow teachers is to get the book and get busy engaging your students in ways you never thought possible.
- P. David Pearson
University of California, Berkeley

This updated edition of Revisit, Reflect, Retell incorporates

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I cannot imagine being a teacher and not having a resource like this at my fingertips. So my advice to fellow teachers is to get the book and get busy engaging your students in ways you never thought possible.
- P. David Pearson
University of California, Berkeley

This updated edition of Revisit, Reflect, Retell incorporates the newest approaches to enhancing students' higher- level cognitive skills in teacher friendly ways.
- Robert J. Marzano
Coauthor of Building Academic Vocabulary

This exciting update of Hoy's classic Revisit, Reflect, Retell helps us see how comprehension skills are really thinking skills - how our goal in reading comprehension instruction is nothing short of helping students learn to think in increasingly sophisticated ways…. A masterful teacher and coach, Hoyt takes us inside her thinking about how instructional strategies fit together to promote student learning. Even if you have a well-worn copy of the original Revisit, Reflect, Retell, you will, like me, want to scoop up this new edition.
- Nell K. Duke
Co-Director of the Literacy Achievement Research Center at Michigan State University, Coauthor of Reading and Writing Informational Text in the Primary Grades: Research-based Practices

For ten years and in hundreds of thousands of classrooms, Revisit, Reflect, Retell has been a teacher's most reliableresourcefor helping students experience deeper levels of understanding. Now, Linda Hoyt returns with an updated edition of Revisit, Reflect, Retell that's loaded with new, teacher-friendly features and several new strategies, making it more useful than ever.

  • A new first chapter shows how to scaffold instruction for deep engagement and provides a thorough grounding in the research.
  • Important new correlation tables directly link Linda's strategies to the seven comprehension strands as well as to Robert Marzano's Classifications of Thinking - you'll quickly match the right strategies to your objectives.
  • A DVD shares footage of Linda working with students, demonstrating key teaching moves, and modeling effective classroom language as she implements two new strategies.
  • A CD of full-color learning tools from the text makes it easy to customize and print handouts that correspond with the strategies.
  • Dozens of new photos show you exactly what Linda's strategies look like in action and across the grades.

Revisit, Reflect, Retell, Updated Edition, is a full year of top-notch comprehension instruction in one amazingly teacher-friendly package. Whether you're a new teacher or one of Linda's legions of loyal readers, you'll find this updated edition so indispensable it may never leave your desk.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780325025797
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
12/15/2008
Edition description:
Updated with DVD and CD
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,105,257
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
5 - 13 Years

Table of Contents


Foreword P. David Pearson Pearson, P. David Strategies Organized by Comprehension Strand Strategies Organized by Classifications of Thinking
1 Setting the Stage: How to Scaffold for Deep Engagement 1
2 Conversations About Books:\ Personal and Social Explorations of Meaning 12
3 Oral Retelling 70
4 Written Reflections 112
5 Informational Text 166 Bibliography 228 Index 230

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