Before studying to become a reading specialist, I had never explicitly been taught nonfiction text structures as a student and I also hadn’t been taught the importance of teaching them to our students as an
It can be very overwhelming, especially for my struggling readers, to focus on using multiple reading comprehension strategies with a piece of text. For this reason, I always take time in at least the first
I love having one focused space in my classroom where I can display all of my reading information. If students have questions about content, they know exactly where to look. If you have a reading focus wall and are looking for ways to make it interactive and engaging for your students, check out this blog post. I share tips and tricks that will turn your bulletin boards into an interactive resource space for your students.