Improve content-area reading with a variety of strategies and a wealth of information to help readers in Grades 1-2 improve their comprehension of nonfiction text. This book includes essential reading skills and strategies grouped into 8 categories including: Monitor Comprehension, Activate and Connect, Infer Meaning, Ask Questions, Determine Importance, Visualize, Summarize and Synthesize, and Developing Vocabulary. All of the skills and strategies are covered by providing practical teaching guidelines as well as motivating learner activities. The included Resource CD features graphic organizers and activities pages that can be reproduced and modified. 280pp. + Resource CDOn the first Word Detective activity, have students find certain types of words, write them in the first columns, and come up with tentative definitions based upon ... For example, young students often learn about the five senses in science. ... The class may have read a book on food to learn about nutrition and the food pyramid.
|Title||:||Successful Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas: Grades 1-2|
|Publisher||:||Teacher Created Materials - 2007-07-17|