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Strategies That Work: Teaching Comprehension for Understanding and Engagement

Author: Stephanie Harvey; Anne Goudvis
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English : 2View all editions and formats
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A resource for teachers who want to explicitly teach thinking strategies so that students become engaged, thoughtful, independent readers. It is organised around four sections. It defines  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Strategies That Work: Teaching Comprehension for Understanding and Engagement
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie Harvey; Anne Goudvis
ISBN: 9781571108487 1571108483
OCLC Number: 940586508
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: List of Strategy Lessons; Foreword by Donald Graves; Acknowledgments; Introduction to the Second Edition; Part I: The Foundation of Meaning; Reading is Thinking; Reading is Strategic; Effective Comprehension Instruction: Teaching, Tone, and Assessment; Tools for Active Literacy: The Nuts and Bolts of Comprehension Instruction; Text Matters: Choice Makes a Difference; Part II: Strategy Lessons; Monitoring Comprehension: The Inner Conversation; Activating and Connecting to Background Knowledge: A Bridge from the New to the Known; Questioning: The Strategy That Propels Readers Forward; Visualizing and Inferring: Making What's Implicit Explicit; Determining Importance in Text: The Nonfiction Connection; Summarizing and Synthesizing Information: The Evolution of Thought; Part III: Comprehension Across the Curriculum; Content Literacy: Reading for Understanding in Social Studies and Science; Topic Studies: A Framework for Research and Exploration; Reading to Understand Textbooks; The Genre of Test Reading; Afterword; Part IV: Resources That Support Strategy Instruction; Appendixes Great Books for Teaching Content in History, Social Studies, Science, Music, Art, and Literacy; Magazines, Newspapers, and Websites; Professional Journals for Selection of Children's Books; Assessment Interview with Fourth Graders; Anchor Charts for the Comprehension Strategies; References: Children's Books; References: Professional References & Adult Resources; Index

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