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Using the Check and Line Method to Enhance Reading Comprehension

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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

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Student Interactives

Printouts

Strategy Guides

 

STUDENT INTERACTIVES

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!

 

Grades   3 – 8  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

K-W-L Creator

This tool allows students to create an online K-W-L chart. Saving capability makes it easy for them to start the chart before reading and then return to it to reflect on what they learned.

 

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PRINTOUTS

Grades   5 – 12  |  Printout  |  Graphic Organizer

Seed Discussion Organizer

Students can utilize this printout to organize their thoughts as a new concept or content is introduced through a Seed Discussion. This printout readies students to acquire new knowledge by organizing what they know and what they’re prepared to learn.

 

Grades   3 – 8  |  Printout  |  Graphic Organizer

K-W-L Chart

This K-W-L Chart, which tracks what a student knows (K), wants to know (W), and has learned (L) about a topic, can be used before, during, and after research projects.

 

Grades   3 – 8  |  Printout  |  Graphic Organizer

K-W-L-S Chart

This printable extends the familiar K-W-L’s means of organizing students’ prior knowledge, formulating inquiry questions, and recording new learning by adding space for questions for further inquiry.

 

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STRATEGY GUIDES

Grades   5 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Introducing New Content with Seed Discussions

In this strategy guide, you’ll learn how to elicit ideas and conversation about new concepts or content by effectively holding a Seed Discussion in your classroom.

 

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