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One of the keys to teaching reading comprehension is showing kids how proficient readers think about text. Teachers have to find a way to make their thinking visible.

Making Your Thinking Visible With Graphic Organizers

A variety of strategies - teach through direct instruction, or display for students to use on their own (while reading a text.) These strategies will help students ensure that they're comprehending everything in a text.

5 strategies that help struggling readers improve reading comprehension.

Teaching Tips from Amy Mezni

Teach Your Child to Read - 5 strategies that help struggling readers improve reading comprehension. - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.

Game for comprehension

READING ACTIVITY An Apple For The Teacher: Roll and Retell - Building Summarizing, Communication, and Writing Skills after reading a book as a class students pair up or get in small groups and roll the dice and answer the questions.

These mini anchor charts are a great addition to your interactive reader's notebook. Each anchor chart gives an explanation of a reading strategy or skill. Students can glue them in their journal for quick and easy reference while they are independently reading.

Reading Mini Anchor Charts

These mini anchor charts are a great addition to your interactive reader's notebook. Each anchor chart gives an explanation of a reading strategy or skill

Research-based Reading Comprehension Strategies Posters (B& W or color), Graphic Organizers & Activities.  Support students in visualizing, making inferences, determining importance, using background knowledge, synthesizing information, asking questions, and monitoring comprehension.  Perfect for reading all fiction and nonfiction texts!

ELA & Reading Comprehension Strategies Posters, Graphic Organizers & Activities

Reading Response Worksheet - Reading Questions. Printables for story elements, reading strategies, comprehension, text connection, author study, vocabulary work etc

Reading Response Worksheets - Graphic Organizers and Printables

Reading Strategies Word Wall Cards or Flashcards! Student-friendly definitions and visuals help support your readers in using reading comprehension strategies while reading! A reading word wall has been so important in developing my student's reading comprehension skills!

Reading Strategies Word Wall ~ 28 Reading Strategy Posters or Flashcards

Reading Strategies Word Wall Cards or Flashcards! Student-friendly definitions and visuals help support your readers in using reading comprehension strategies while reading! A reading word wall has been so important in developing my student's reading comp

Reading Comprehension can be difficult but with these Reading Comprehension Graphic Organizers, students are supported via sentence frames and vocabulary suggestions specific to the comprehension skill or strategy. Students will learn to discuss and write about text using high-level academic language.  Reading Comprehension Graphic Organizers with Language Support or Detachable Bookmark contain 40 graphic organizers in two formats for a total of 80 options. #graphicorganizers

Graphic Organizers with Language Support

Reading Comprehension can be difficult but with these Reading Comprehension Graphic Organizers, students are supported via sentence frames and vocabulary suggestions specific to the comprehension skill or strategy. Students will learn to discuss and write

What to Do When They Don't Understand: tips to increase reading comprehension

What to Do When They Don't Understand

UNDERSTANDING This is a excellent resource which helps instructors identify what is preventing students from comprehending a text and provides many strategies and approaches for instruction that might assist the student.

2nd Grade Reading Comprehension Passages

Reading Comprehension Passages for First and Second Graders

Teach Your Child to Read - Grade Reading Comprehension Passages - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.

This retelling strategy will help your students to retell a fiction story using five fingers. This anchor chart will help them remember exactly what to include for each step of the retelling process!

Fist to Five: A Retell Strategy

This anchor chart will help students to retell stories using five fingers. It will help students remember exactly what to include for each step of the retelling process!