9780470399927

Reading Comprehension Boosters : 100 Lessons for Building Higher-Level Literacy, Grades 3-5

  • ISBN 13:

    9780470399927

  • ISBN 10:

    0470399929

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 04/19/2010
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass

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Summary

An effective resource for improving young students' comprehension skillsWith 100 high-interest reading activities, this book is designed to help students gain fundamental comprehension skills so they can succeed in reading complex and varied types of texts. Each lesson includes a brief reading selection followed by questions, multiple-choice selections, and thinking and writing activities. The activities, all on reproducible worksheets, can be used to give individual students or groups extra practice, or as supplemental skill-building and test-prep activities for the full class. Activities are grouped within seven units, each focusing on an important aspect of comprehension Units increase in difficulty level so that students gain proficiency as they work through the material High-interest themes include stories about robots, animal helpers, space, and famous people Offers activities that build the advanced cognitive skills called for in the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP)Each lesson includes a teacher section with guidance on how to introduce the activities to students and support them in their reading practices.

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