Constructing Meaning Through Kid-Friendly Comprehension Strategy Instruction

ISBN-10: 0929895746

ISBN-13: 9780929895741

Edition: 2004

Authors: Nancy N. Boyles

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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Maupin House Publishing
Publication date: 1/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 276
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

A former classroom teacher and professor of reading, Nancy Boyles is a literacy consultant, who provides workshops, model lessons, and curriculum support to districts and organizations nationally, regionally, and locally. Over the course of her career she has received numerous awards , including New England Reading Association's Outstanding Literacy Leader Award and Connecticut Reading Association's Celebrate Literacy Award for exemplary service.

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Introduction: A New View of Comprehension Strategy Instruction
Introducing Comprehension Strategies Together for Better Understanding
Helping Children Think about Thinking: Introducing Reading Comprehension Strategies Using Kid-Friendly Language
Thinking Out Loud: Modeling Reading Comprehension Strategies
Guided Student Practice: Using Comprehension Strategies in a Small Group
Getting Past Mediocre Strategy Instruction
Embedding Comprehension Strategies During Shared, Guided, and Independent Reading
Applying Comprehension Strategies to Study Fiction
Applying Comprehension Strategies in the Content Areas
Teaching Reading Comprehension Strategies in Shared, Guided and Independent Reading
Assessing Students' Reading Comprehension and Comprehension Strategy Use
Supporting Materials
Comprehension Strategy Activities
Activities for Applying Multiple Strategies
Activities for Connecting
Activities for Picturing and for Imagining Other Sensory Impressions
Activities for Questioning and Wondering
Activities for Noticing
Determining Important Clues
Monitoring Meaning
Activities for Predicting/Guessing
Activities for Figuring Out
Activities for Applying Strategies to Nonfiction
Annotated Bibliography of Children's Literature
Picture Books Perfect for Modeling Strategies
Texts for Use in Blended Strategy Practice and Guided Strategy Applications
Strategy Mini-Posters, Cue-Cards, and Bookmarks
Strategy Mini-Posters with Text
Strategy Mini-Posters with Large Graphics
Metacognition Mini-Poster
Strategy Mini-Posters for Informational Text
Strategy Cue Cards
Strategy Bookmarks
Growing Professionally through the Study of Comprehension
Reflecting on the Teaching of Comprehension: Some Questions for Study Groups
Bibliography of Professional Resources
List of Files on CD
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