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.

Questioning chart - Love this! Could use the general format for any book, any grade! Also includes a freebie!!

Questioning chart - Love this! Could use the general format for any book, any grade! Also includes a freebie!!

Year after year my students struggled with summaries, and then I started using this method for teaching summary writing. Eureka! I will never again teach this skill without this summary anchor chart.

Writing Summaries

Year after year my students struggled with summaries, and then I started using this method for teaching summary writing. Eureka! I will never again teach this skill without this summary anchor chart.

Books & Poetry for Making Mental Images | Compiled by This Reading Mama

Texts for Making Mental Images

Reading is Thinking! - Teacher Trap

Reading is Thinking

Reading is Thinking! - Teacher Trap

Reading strategies could be adapted as math reading strategies to show the connections!

Reading is Thinking

Reading comprehension skill/strategy scoops.  There are a total of 15 skill/strategies on the cone.

Reading comprehension skill/strategy scoops. There are a total of 15 skill/strategies on the cone.

Can you picture it? Mentor Texts for Visualizing and a list of words to help get kids visualizing | Reading Tutor/OG Blog

Can you picture it? Mentor Texts for Visualizing and a list of words to help get kids visualizing | Reading Tutor/OG Blog

Visualizing: Making Mental Images with Poetry {FREE Pack included} | This Reading Mama

Visualizing- Making Mental Images with Poetry

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