Author:
Meghan Roeser
Subject:
Elementary Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Level:
Upper Primary
Tags:
  • NE ELA
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
    Language:
    English

    Education Standards

    The 5 Comprehension Strategies to help make you a better reader!

    The 5 Comprehension Strategies to help make you a better reader!

    Overview

    Students are reading to learn new information all the time. They should know different strategies to help them along the way. This is a great little lesson to do at the beginning of the school year and then after semester break again. Students should know the tools to help them be successful readers. This can be used for a teacher inservice or for parents who are new to helping thier own kids out during elearning / homework. 

    20 minutes

     

     

    Background Knowledge

     What do you know about this book/ subject? 

    After you choose the topic you are reading look through the book. Get on the internet and do some research about the subject. Take a virtual field trip. 

     

    Questioning

    What do you want know?  What are you learning> What did you learn?

    Remember to question yourself about the text before, during, and after reading. 

    Anaylzing Text Structure

    There are several ways books are set up.

    Different Text Structures include:

    Description

    Cause /Effect

    Compare/Contrast

    Sequence

    Problem/Solution

    http://pamgill.weebly.com/literacy.html

    Visualization

    Take notes, draw, visualize in your head while reading. Use graphic organizers such as a story wheel.

    summarize

    Summarize 

    You should be able to list the characters, setting, beginning, middle, and end of a story to summarize.