Decoding is one thing. Makign meaning is a new new world. Do we only focus on the four corners of the text? What about critical literacy? Does time and environment matter? We often define comprehension as involving the reader, the text, and the activity situated in a social context but what does this mean for the classroom?
Supporting Beginning Readers in Reading to Learn
McKee, L., & Carr, G. (2016). Supporting Beginning Readers in Reading to Learn: A Comprehension Strategy. Reading Teacher, 70(3), 359–363. Reading Link
The Roles of Photography for Developing Literacy Across the Disciplines
Cappello, M., & Lafferty, K. E. (2015). The Roles of Photography for Developing Literacy Across the Disciplines. Reading Teacher, 69(3), 287–295. Reading Link
Text Structure Strategies for Improving Expository Reading Comprehension
Roehling, J. V., Hebert, M., Nelson, J. R., & Bohaty, J. J. (2017). Text Structure Strategies for Improving Expository Reading Comprehension. Reading Teacher, 71(1), 71–82.The Reading
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What does it mean to make meaning and this different from comprehension? How do we teach students to make meaning? To comprehend?
Choose a Reading for Information grade level expectation from grades k-3. Develop and share a comprehension lesson plan
- Have a stated objective aligned the the CCSS
- Measure growth in ways that elicit evidence knowledge and skills aligned to the objective
- Utlize research based technqiues for comprhension instruction
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- use of quoted analysis
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