One important comprehension strategy we want readers to use is making connections. There are three kinds of connections readers make before, during or after reading: text to self – This reminds me of my own life… text to text- This reminds me of another book I’ve read/movie I’ve watched… text to world- This reminds me this …
A reading comprehension strategy to help kids remember what they read
Reading comprehension is the ultimate goal of teaching students how to read. Here is a good image of a reading comprehension checklist of most, if not all, of the strategies taught in the primary grades
Love this!!! 100 Words every Middle Schooler should know - Quiz (Each word is linked to an online dictionary, too) Great find! I earned a 95 out of 100 taking this late one night when Jeopardy wasn't on to amuse me (haha). Can't wait to unleash this rigor on my 4th graders and blow their minds about importance of a rich vocabulary. Great idea for 5th graders getting ready for middle school.