Effective Comprehension Strategies Pembroke Elementary School
Squiggle Writing~ Trace the squiggle and create a picture that relates to reading. Write a sentence telling how your picture relates to reading!
“True comprehension goes beyond literal understanding and involves the reader’s interaction with text. If students are to become thoughtful, insightful readers, they must extend their thinking beyond a superficial understanding of the text.” Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis “True comprehension goes beyond literal understanding and involves the reader’s interaction with text. If students are to become thoughtful, insightful readers, they must extend their thinking beyond a superficial understanding of the text.” Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis
Language Reading Thinking
Reading IS Thinking “The purpose of reading is understanding.”
Teaching Readers How To Think As They Read! Predict Question Clarify Summarize
Asking Questions: The Strategy That Propels Readers Forward “Questioning is the strategy that keeps readers engaged. When readers ask questions, they clarify understanding and forge ahead to make meaning. Asking questions is at the heart of thoughtful reading.” Harvey and Goudvis
Questioning Strategies EOG Fans Before, During, After Forming Que stions QARs Questioning Webs
Consider this…. 140 Minutes Minimum with a maximum of 240 minutes 8-9 different “cold read” selections Fiction, Non-fiction, Informational, Poetry 58 multiple-choice questions Challenging Vocabulary/Questions Expectations: Critically Analyze & Evaluate Texts
~A Strategy For Silent Reading
Influences on Learning Student Task Instruction Match=Success
Comprehension Strategies Reciprocal Teaching Quad Reading Forming Questions Questions Before, During & After Runner Cards~ Review of Testing Strategies Character Trading Cards Graphic organizers Storyboards Activities that support activating prior knowledge Text Structure: Teaching students how to read nonfiction text Independent Codes ~ Strategies for silent reading Show Down QAR~ Question and Answer Relationships Summarizing
Homework Teach/Reflect: Choose (1) strategy/activity to try with your students. What worked; What didn't; What can I do differently; I need help with...; This worked for my students because... Write reflection and be prepared to share with small group.