Strategies/Tools/Resources
Comprehension Instructional Sequence
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activities
  • Overview
  • Setting the Purpose
  • Vocabulary Instruction
  • Text Coding
  • Directed Note Taking
  • Generating Complex Questions
  • Facilitating Discussion
movies
  • Step 1: Read to Build Comprehension
  • Step 2: Generate Questions to Deepen Understanding
  • Step 3: Using Text Evidence to Validate Responses
activities
Activating Background Knowledge
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activities
  • Pre-Reading Strategies
  • Brainstorming
  • Anticipation Guide
movies
  • Pre-Reading Strategies
    Loretta Haddad
  • Intensive Reading: Brainstorming “Iceberg”
    Valerie Stavey
  • Intensive Reading: Modified Anticipation Guide
    Valerie Stavey
  • Anticipation Guide
    Loretta Haddad
  • Active Reading Modeling
    Donna Coates
  • Active Reading Modeling Practice
    Donna Coates
  • Connections to Text: Thinking Tracks
    Janet Greathouse
  • PAS: Preview, Activate, Set a Purpose for Reading
    Cary Kirby
Resources
Gaining Understanding
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activities
  • KWL
  • Concept Mapping
  • Outlining from Text  Structure
movies
  • Science: Intro to Mapping
    Lisa MacDonald
  • Science: Teacher Modeled Mapping
    Jeremy Kitson
  • History: Outlining Text Structure
    Stephen Murray
  • Inferencing
    Amy Thomas
  • Visualization
    Amy Thomas
  • FQR Charts
    Angie Hester
Resources
Checking Understanding
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activities
  • G.I.S.T.
  • Exit Pass
  • Think Aloud
movies
  • GIST
    Loretta Haddad
  • Exit Pass
    Loretta Haddad
  • Think Aloud Math Problem Solving
    Donna Coates
Resources
Student-Lead Learning
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activities
  • Reciprocal Teaching
  • Literature Circles
movies
  • Reciprocal Teaching
    Crystal Van Cleef
  • Literature Circles
    Angelia Steinruck, Amy Abbott
Resources
Active Engagement
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activities
  • QAR
movies
  • QAR: Teacher Review
    Rhonda Clyatt
  • QAR: Student Practice
    Rhonda Clyatt
  • Small group Intervention Story Elements
    Rhonda Clyatt
Resources