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Guided Comprehension: Self-Questioning Using Question-Answer Relationships

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Grades 3 – 6
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Three 60-minute sessions on consecutive days
Lesson Author

Sarah Dennis-Shaw

Avon, Massachusetts

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Lesson Plans

Student Interactives

Calendar Activities

Professional Library

 

LESSON PLANS

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

A Portrait of Our World: Making Connections and Developing Comprehension

Students engage in carousel walks, character analyses, global explorations, and genre studies while using valuable language arts strategies to build higher-level comprehension skills.

 

Grades   3 – 6  |  Lesson Plan  |  Recurring Lesson

Guided Comprehension: Previewing Using an Anticipation Guide

Based on the Guided Comprehension Model developed by Maureen McLaughlin and Mary Beth Allen, this lesson introduces students to the comprehension strategy of previewing.

 

Grades   3 – 6  |  Lesson Plan  |  Recurring Lesson

Guided Comprehension: Knowing How Words Work Using Semantic Feature Analysis

Based on the Guided Comprehension Model developed by Maureen McLaughlin and Mary Beth Allen, this lesson introduces students to the comprehension strategy of knowing how words work.

 

Grades   4 – 6  |  Lesson Plan  |  Recurring Lesson

Guided Comprehension: Monitoring Using the INSERT Technique

Based on the Guided Comprehension Model developed by Maureen McLaughlin and Mary Beth Allen, this lesson introduces students to the comprehension strategy of monitoring.

 

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing & Publishing Prose

Letter Generator

The Letter Generator is a useful tool for students to learn the parts of a business or friendly letter and then compose and print letters for both styles of correspondence.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   5 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  December 1

Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus.

Students make believe that the year is 1955 and they just heard about Parks' arrest. Students write newspaper editorials with their points of view on segregation.

 

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  January 25

NCTE's Orbis Pictus Nonfiction Award is announced today.

Students conduct research and write original works of nonfiction on topics of their choice.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   3 – 8  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Guided Comprehension in Grades 3-8

This book has everything you need to use the Guided Comprehension Model effectively with students in in upper elementary and middle school.

 

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