5 Hands-on Strategies to Teach Reading Comprehension for ESL Students

5 Hands-on Strategies to Teach Reading Comprehension for ESL Students

Reading comprehension for ESL students is critically important due to the language barriers these students have. This post outlines five hands-on reading comprehension strategies that will help your students grow their reading comprehension skills.

What is close reading?  Plus links to some close reading examples by grade level (using Bloom's)

What is close reading? Plus links to some close reading examples by grade level (using Bloom's)

This is a great resource for learning more about instruction and the Common Core including videos from experts who describe what is meant by close reading, what makes text challenging, and word study and vocabulary.

This is a great resource for learning more about instruction and the Common Core including videos from experts who describe what is meant by close reading, what makes text challenging, and word study and vocabulary.

Tim Shanahan on Daily 5 and Cafe...    He's not a fan, read why and how he suggests setting up daily literacy instruction.

Tim Shanahan on Daily 5 and Cafe... He's not a fan, read why and how he suggests setting up daily literacy instruction.

Each group had a cup filled with ten review questions based on what we've learned in math this year. The students worked together to solve the questions one at a time. If they got the right answer, they got to go place one of their sticky notes on the boa

Each group had a cup filled with ten review questions based on what we've learned in math this year. The students worked together to solve the questions one at a time. If they got the right answer, they got to go place one of their sticky notes on the boa

Love This !!!! Definitely doing this for my classroom! I'm Done!  Now What Jar for early finishers

I'm Done (Now What?) Early Finishers Jar

Love This !!!! Definitely doing this for my classroom! I'm Done! Now What Jar for early finishers

Early Finisher activities - Put this in a ziplog bag and make one for each student as an early finish go to assignment. Have them keep the assignments in the ziplog bag for safe keeping. When they complete a row, column, or diagonal REWARD!  This is such a good idea, also keeping in mind that they could always read, study spelling words, etc.

Early Finisher activities - Put this in a ziplog bag and make one for each student as an early finish go to assignment. Have them keep the assignments in the ziplog bag for safe keeping. When they complete a row, column, or diagonal REWARD! This is such a good idea, also keeping in mind that they could always read, study spelling words, etc.

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