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51 resources with the keyterm comprehension strategies

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The Little Blue Horse

For Teachers K - 1st
Learners explore independent reading strategies. They make self-to-text connections prior to and during the reading of The Little Blue Horse. Everyone answers comprehension questions orally after reading.
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Making and Using a Graphic Organizer for Solving a Mystery

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create tables in a word processing program which helps them organize their text clues when reading a mystery story. They develop reading comprehension strategies while using a computer based graphic organizer in order to solve...
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The Wild Things Like it Quiet

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students read Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. They visualize what is happening in the book and then identify the main points of the story. Students write a summary of the book and draw a picture of what they visualized...
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Roman Portfolio

For Teachers 2nd
Student practice decoding skills and phonological awareness. In this vocabulary development lesson, student identifies new vocabulary through word association and flash cards. Student also reads How he Chick Tricked the Fox making...
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Poetry Shared Reading

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars explore poetry. In this poetry lesson, students discover the qualities of good writing and the characteristics of poetry. Young scholars practice reading poems in different ways. Studnets also discuss the mood of the poem...
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Got Closure

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore the concept of critical thinking.  In this critical thinking lesson, students listen to a read aloud and practice thinking beyond the text and inferring.  Learners also generate their own questions that help them...
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Explore Your Culture through Storytelling

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students investigate their culture. In this culture lesson plan, students use various strategies to comprehend and appreciate text. Students choose books about their culture and share the stories with their class. Students also create...
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Exploring Literacy in Cyberspace

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students explore a variety of reading comprehension strategies and apply these strategies to both online articles and printed text. They compare and contrast the effectiveness of each strategy with each medium.
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Finding the Main Idea

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Being able to identify the main idea in a text is an essential comprehension skill. After the term is defined, viewers examine a series of paragraphs and are asked to identify the main idea and the supporting details.
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Jigsaw Jones: Case of the Best Pet Ever

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students explore mysteries. In this fiction guided reading activity, students read one chapter a day from Jigsaw Jones: Case of the Best Pet Ever independently. Each day students summarize what has been read and make plot predictions...
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Toby at Stony Bay

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore independent reading strategies. In this fiction guided reading instructional activity, students make predictions about the plot of the story Toby at Stony Bay, then read the book independently. Students confirm or reject...
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Edmond Went Splash

For Teachers K
Students practice using pictures to assist with understanding while reading. In this guided reading lesson, students read Edmond Went Splash and refer to the pictures when answering comprehension questions. Students discuss the story in...
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How Many Ducks

For Teachers K
Students practice rereading. In this guided reading instructional activity, students read How Many Ducks, and discuss strategies to help the story to make sense. Students answer questions about the story.
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Slithery Slim

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore independent reading strategies. In this snakes and fiction guided reading lesson, students take a picture walk through the book Slithery Slim and make predictions about the plot. Students answer comprehension questions...
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"Me" Guided Reading Lesson

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students develop literacy skills while reading. In this guided reading lesson plan, students read Me, identify vocabulary, use comprehension skills, and make connections through writing. 
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Guided Reading: My Horse

For Teachers K - 1st
Students read patterned sentences. In this guided reading lesson, students use one to one matching and picture clues to aid comprehension. Cross-curricular activities are provided.
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Representing Text in an Outline

For Students 6th - 8th
In this comprehension strategies learning exercise, learners answer 5 multiple choice questions regarding text comprehension and outling skills, then answer 5 multiple choice comprehension questions. 
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Questioning for Comprehension

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders practice the comprehension strategy of questioning. In this questioning lesson, 3rd graders listen to the story "The Stranger." Students write questions before, during, and after the story on a sheet of paper. 
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Social Studies Strategies - Pick a Word

For Students 5th - 7th
In this inference skills worksheet, students read a short passage, then pick two words that describe the passage. Next they explain why they chose that word. Students choose another word related to the passage and write it on a 3x5 note...
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Summarizing and Mapping for Comprehension

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students practice summarization in order to increase their comprehension of non-fiction text. They read and summarize passages by finding the main ideas in passages from a Social Studies textbook. After silently reading the passage they...
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The Three Little Pigs - Reading Comprehension

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students predict events in the story of The Three Little Pigs, and use pre and post reading strategies to improve comprehension of the story.
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The Trumpet of the Swan

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders decode unknown words while reading a text. For this vocabulary lesson, 5th graders discuss word meanings while reading The Trumpet of the Swan and write a newspaper article. 
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Sequencing in a Text

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the sequence in a text. In this sequencing lesson, 8th graders read a passage and sequence the order of events.
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Comprehension Strategies

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders analyze cause and effect in various texts. In this cause and effect lesson, 8th graders explore examples of text to analyze cause and effect.