Presentation on theme: "Monitor Comprehension"— Presentation transcript:
1 Monitor Comprehension From Comprehension Toolkit by Stephanie Harvey and Ann Goudvis
2 Understanding What We Read In order to comprehend readers must leave tracks of their thinkingWriting notes of your thoughts will help you rememberWhile reading think about what you already know, questions you may have, and anything new or interesting you have learned
3 Lesson Plans Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Inner Voice: Introduce the comprehension toolkit lessons by asking what is meant by reading comprehension. View the Comprehension Toolkit Lesson 1 Powerpoint Discuss how it is important to follow your inner conversation in order to better comprehend when reading. Explain that our inner conversation is a voice we hear in our head that helps us connect our background knowledge, ask questions about the text, make connections, and/or discover new information. Have students take notes on hook to background knowledge, Questions, New Learning and Interesting Facts.Inner Voice- Display anchor chart and review key information for understanding what we read. Engage students for today’s lesson by providing students background knowledge about the book How Many Days to America. The teacher will model how to use inner conversation as she reads How Many Days to America aloud. Show students how to leave tracks of their thinking using post-it-notes.Inner Voice- Review what inner voice is and we used it with the book How Many Days to America. Distribute post-it-notes to students. Read aloud Fly Away Home by Eve Bunting. Pause periodically so students can jot their thinking on the post-it-notes. Then have a few volunteers share their inner conversation.Inner Voice- Using Scholastic News, ore other periodical teacher will model how to implement this week’s toolkit strategy using the cover page; refer back to the anchor chart created when we first introduced this lesson. Students will record their inner conversation on the article.Inner Voice- Amelia’s Road by: Linda Altman. Place students in small groups. Then distribute a copy of the book to each group. Within their group, students will use post-it-notes to record their inner voice while reading the story together. Then come back as a class and discuss our thoughts.