Successful Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas: Grades 1-2: Includes 150 Graphic Organizers Plus CD-ROM with Templates

Successful Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas: Grades 1-2: Includes 150 Graphic Organizers Plus CD-ROM with Templates

by Sarah Kartchner Clark, Christine Dugan, Teresa Moretine
     
 

To be successful, students must be able to comprehend the nonfiction material they encounter in textbooks, reference materials, and testing situations. The ability to interpret nonfiction information depends on the development of several key skills and strategies:

  • Main idea/Supporting details
  • Using text organizers
  • Summarizing/Paraphrasing

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Overview

To be successful, students must be able to comprehend the nonfiction material they encounter in textbooks, reference materials, and testing situations. The ability to interpret nonfiction information depends on the development of several key skills and strategies:

  • Main idea/Supporting details
  • Using text organizers
  • Summarizing/Paraphrasing
  • Using parts of the book
  • Developing vocabulary
  • Making inferences
  • Prior knowledge/Making connections
  • Setting the purpose
  • Author's point of view
  • Questioning
  • Structural patterns
  • Visualizing

Each book in this series covers all of these skills and strategies by providing practical teaching guidelines as well as motivating student activities. This systematic approach to reading instruction, coupled with repeated exposure to a wide variety of nonfiction reading materials, provides a structure in which students can achieve significant growth.

Each book has a CD with graphic organizers (for use with Inspiration®) and activity templates (for use with Microsoft Word®).

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780743901772
Publisher:
Shell Educational Publishing
Publication date:
08/05/2005
Edition description:
Book & CD-ROM
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
6 - 7 Years

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