Make the teaching of reading a practical goal in every subject with the principles and strategies from this book. Based on three interactive elements that apply to every reading situation, the authors explain
Why it's good to always relate new vocabulary to the concepts you want students to learn
How to ask questions so students will make inferences and perceive relationships in what they read
Whether to use a guided or a reflective discussion to promote understanding
Why identifying text structure should never be an important outcome of reading
You'll find 40 strategies that help students in every grade level develop their vocabularies, comprehend informational and narrative texts, and engage in meaningful discussions of what they read.