Make learning more exciting through engagement with authentic questions. Includes sample lessons, discussion techniques, and questioning schemes for all content areas. (Grades 4+)
Shows how students can comprehend, appreciate and converse with all kinds of texts through the use of Think-Alouds. Includes practical activities and sample work. (Grades 4+)
In this short podcast, Wilhelm explains the strategies and how they work.
Fresh takes on teaching literacy elements, with ready-made exercises to use in reading workshops: character, setting, point of view and theme.
The benefits and use of strategy-based reading instruction. Practical, thoughtful ideas for teaching comprehension to students of all ages.
Offers practical tools to help students explore non-fiction and to dig for deeper understanding of the real world.
Debbie Miller shares her new thinking about comprehension strategy instruction, the gradual release of responsibility instructional model, and planning for student engagement and independence.
Explores the wonderful interplay between art and text. Authors featured include David Weisner, Besty Lewin, Lane Smith, Brian Selznick, Bryan Collier and David Shannon.
Shows how to teach kids to think while reading and offers many mini-lessons for teaching comprehension. Includes oodles of great book titles for reading with students.
Includes 30 model lessons for teaching 6 effective reading comprehension strategies as well as recommended picture books, activities and assessment tips and tools. (Grades 2-5)