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Using the Check and Line Method to Enhance Reading Comprehension

E-mail / Share / Print This Page / Print All Materials (Note: Handouts must be printed separately)

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Minilesson
Estimated Time Thirty minutes for introduction; teacher discretion for independent reading and practice of the technique
Lesson Author

Cammie Singleton

Mobile, Alabama


International Literacy Association


Materials and Technology

Student Interactives

Mobile Apps





  • Computers with Internet access and printing capability

  • Butcher paper for K-W-L chart

  • Grade-appropriate textbook for assigned reading

  • Pencils

  • Dictionaries (and other appropriate reference materials for the subject area)

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Stapleless Book

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

Stapleless Book

The Stapleless Book can be used for taking notes while reading, making picture books, collecting facts, or creating vocabulary booklets . . . the possibilities are endless!


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RWT Stapleless Book

Grades   K – 12  |  Mobile App  |  Writing & Publishing Prose

RWT Stapleless Book

The Stapleless Book app is designed to allow users to create with ease an eight-page book simply by folding and cutting. Students can choose from several different layouts for the pages of their books.


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Before beginning this lesson, determine a reasonable amount of text for students to read independently. The assigned text should relate to the topic that you are currently teaching. Also, prepare a sheet of butcher paper for the K-W-L chart and attach it to the chalkboard or bulletin board.

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