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

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

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0325025797
ISBN-13:
9780325025797
Pub. Date:
12/15/2008
Publisher:
Heinemann

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


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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780325025797
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 12/15/2008
Edition description: Updated with DVD and CD
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 658,087
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 5 - 13 Years

About the Author

When Linda Hoyt is asked what people should know about her professional career, she is often heard to say, "I'm a teacher. That will always be the heart of my professional work." Though she spent many years as a classroom teacher, reading specialist, curriculum developer, staff developer, and Title I District Coordinator, Linda's passion will always center around vigorous and engaging classrooms where teachers and children learn together. This passion for vigorous and engaged learning has led Linda to create twenty-four professional books and video programs, plus numerous instructional resources for children. A few titles from her multidimensional list of Heinemann publications include Revisit, Reflect, Retell; Make It Real; Interactive Read-Alouds; Solutions for Reading Comprehension; and her newest resources, Explorations in Nonfiction Writing and Crafting Nonfiction. Three of her popular Heinemann video programs include Nonfiction Writing (one for primary and one for intermediate) and Navigating Informational Texts. Linda is a full-time author, consultant, and highly requested speaker at conferences throughout the United States, in Canada, and in Australia. Linda and her husband, Steve, live in the mountains of central Oregon where they enjoy outdoor activities and the high-desert climate. Read more from Linda's most recent blogs here: - Just Do It! Informational Writing in the Primary Grades - Guided Writing, Part 1 - Guided Writing, Part 2 - Reading For Life by Laura Robb - Strategies for Teaching Nonfiction Writing (Grades K - 2 3 - 5) Listen to an interview with Linda Hoyt on Education Talk Radio - 11/09/2011 (35:58) Writing - Explorations in Nonfiction Writing - Crafting Nonfiction - Primary and Intermediate - Nonfiction writing DVDs, K-2, 3-5 - "plus pack" at each grade level Reading - Interactive Read Alouds - K-1, 2-3, 4-5 Professional Books: - Make it Real - Revisit, Reflect, Retell Professional Development Services - Online PD: Strategies for Teaching Nonfiction Writing, grades K-2 and 3-5 - Onsite PD: Making Sense of Informational Texts - Onsite PD: Explorations in Nonfiction Writing - Onsite PD: Time-Tested Strategies for Teaching Comprehension - DVD: Nonfiction Study Staff Development Bundle - DVD: Literacy Mini-lessons staff development bundle

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