Reality checks : teaching reading comprehension with nonfiction (Book, 2006) []
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Reality checks : teaching reading comprehension with nonfiction

Reality checks : teaching reading comprehension with nonfiction

Author: Tony Stead
Publisher: Portland, Me. : Stenhouse Publishers ; Markham, Ont. : Pembroke Publishers, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Presents a guide for teachers on developing reading comprehension in the classroom through a nonfiction reading and writing curriculum.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Stead
ISBN: 1571103643 9781571103642
OCLC Number: 60697181
Description: xi, 260 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Comprehending nonfiction: the real story --
Getting the facts --
The art of retelling --
Dealing with unknown vocabulary and concepts --
Inferring --
Making connections --
Reading between the words --
All those in favor?: explorations in the early years --
Visual literacy: comprehension beyond words --
Guided reading and assessment --
Providing a framework for teaching and learning.
Responsibility: by Tony Stead ; foreword by Nell K. Duke.


Provides insight into why students struggle with reading comprehension, and offers practical skills and strategies to help them understand what they read.  Read more...


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