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51 resources with the keyterm comprehension strategies

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Predicting Events in Realistic Fiction

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
How do you make a prediction? Practice active reading comprehension strategies, like making predictions, with your readers. Learners make predictions during the independent reading of Dogs Don't Tell Jokes by Louis Sacher. They observe...
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Rosa Parks

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore the history of civil rights and segregation using. Learners read a story about Rosa Parks by Maryann N. Weidt. Then, they answer a series of questions about this story to practice comprehension skills and delve into the topic of...
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Taking Notes Using a Graphic Organizer Part II: Inferring What Was Important to The Iroquois

For Teachers 4th Standards
To practice identifying the main idea of a passage and identifying details that support this idea statement, pairs read together “Role of men and Women” from The Iroquois. In addition, learners are asked to draw inferences about what was...
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Reading Comprehension 5: Level 9

For Students 8th - 10th
The piranha is the subject of a reading passage that is sure to engage your learners in a reading comprehension exercise. Pupils must employ multiple strategies to answer the questions based on the passage. Of particular value is the...
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Sentence Completion 6: Low-Advanced SAT Level

For Students 9th - 12th
Consider using this worksheet, another in a series of sentence completion exercises, as the basis of a lesson on test taking or comprehension strategies, as a critical thinking exercise, or as extra practice for up-coming standardized...
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Sentence Completion 12: Low-Advanced SAT Level

For Students 10th - 12th
Desiccate, despoil, devise, descry! You would be remiss if you did not use this sentence completion worksheet to challenge even your best pundits. The SAT level words and the beautifully detailed explanations key would help to ameliorate...
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Sentence Completion 13: Low-Advanced SAT Level

For Students 9th - 12th
It's an erroneous assumption that vocabulary practice must be tedious. Rather than a draconian approach, tantalize your learners with a sentence completion exercise that will enthrall them. A detailed answer key makes the seemingly...
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Sentence Completion 11: High-Intermediate Level

For Students 7th - 9th
Build vocabulary and critical thinking skills with a sentence completion worksheet that comes with an answer and explanations key. The key unlocks for learners logic and comprehension strategies they can use to determine the correct...
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Sentence Completion 13: High-Intermediate Level

For Students Pre-K - 8th
Foreshadow, recant, impulsive are a few of the words your pupils must know to correctly respond to the eight problems on a sentence completion worksheet. The detailed answer key provides insight into the logic and strategies learners can...
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Sentence Completion 4: High-Intermediate level

For Students 7th - 9th
Do your learners need more sentence completion practice? Check out this eight-question activity. It comes with an answer and explanations key that models how to approach each question. Logical explanations and comprehension strategies...
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Sentence Completion: High-Intermediate Level

For Students 9th - 11th
Learners can practice their reading strategies and comprehension skills with a sentence completion worksheet that comes with a detailed answer key. Whether you use the worksheet as an assessment or as a group or individual practice...
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Sentence Completion 5: Low-Advanced SAT Level

For Students 9th - 11th
Sentence completion practice not only improves vocabulary, but critical thinking skills as well. Class members will benefit from exercises and the extended explanations that the answer key provides. Great SAT practice or class discussion...
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Newcomers

For Teachers K - 3rd
Explore emotions associated with moving to a new home with young learners. First they listen to the books Painted Words/Spoken Memories by Aliki and Going Home by Eve Bunting. Then they are invited to share their experiences as well as...
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Reading Comprehension 1: Level 12

For Students 9th - 12th
Need to assess the reading comprehension level of your class or of a new student? The subject matter of the reading passage, euthanasia, is sure to engage your readers’ interest while the questions test a variety of comprehension...
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Comprehension Strategies: Drawing Inferences

For Teachers 9th
The proof is in the details! A richly detailed plan provides clear examples of how to draw inferences from text and how to provide support drawn directly from the text. 
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Selective Underlining Taking Notes

For Teachers 5th - 7th
It is so important for learners to become selective and strategic readers. This slide show provides examples and practice exercises that encourage them to read informational text and selectively underline key points or information. Great...
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Author's Purpose: Informational Text

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Analyze the author's stated or implied purpose in an informational text. Middle schoolers identify the loaded words in the example selections and determine the purpose. Use this activity as a preparation for finding the author's purpose...
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Strategies for Identifying Genres

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Examine the different strategies that could be used to determine what genre something is with upper graders. They will learn that knowing the genre type can sometimes help their comprehension. They will also complete a worksheet to help...
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Learning the Comprehension Strategies

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Eighth through eleventh graders practice six reading comprehension strategies: connecting, visualizing, questioning, inferring, determining importance in text, and synthesizing. Each strategy is practiced using a different picture book...
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Question-Answer Relationship

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Questions are an essential component of reading comprehension; not just answering them, but asking them as well. This lesson starts by introducing young readers to the difference between literal questions and inferential questions, which...
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Comprehensive Assessment of Reading Strategies II

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Assess your kids' reading skills with a straightforward reading comprehension exercise. Pupils read a story and answer 12 multiple choice questions about the story. Each question is labeled with one of 12 reading strategies, such as...
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CLOZE PROCEDURE for The Call of the Wild, by Jack London

For Teachers 7th - 9th
An advocate of the cloze procedure to determine what learners already know about a topic?  Class members listen to an excerpt from The Call of the Wild and then fill in the blanks on their cloze copy of the passage.  Directions for...
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Main Idea and Supporting Details

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Readers use an "Idea Tree" graphic organizer to discern the main idea and supporting details of several passages included in this presentation. The three passages offer opportunities for guided and independent practice.
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Time Capsule Survey

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Here's a fun way to incorporate technology into your curriculum. E-mail each of your class members a picture and 10 questions about the photo. Individuals then imagine the story behind the image and e-mail back their responses. Although...