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Grades   3 – 8  |  Strategy Guide

Making Connections

In this strategy guide, youíll learn to model how students can make three different kinds of connections (text-to-text, text-to-self, text-to-world). Students then use this knowledge to find their own personal connections to a text.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Supporting Student Comprehension in Content Area Reading

In this strategy guide, youíll learn a few simple, yet powerful, techniques to encourage students to use peer talk and writing to enhance their understanding of content area texts.

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Differentiating the Reading Experience for Students

In this Strategy Guide, youíll learn approaches that can help you differentiate the reading experience for students depending on their age, interests, and ability.

 

Grades   1 – 3  |  Strategy Guide

Get Close to Think Deeply: Creating Primary-Level Close Readings

Close readings allow primary students to engage with complex texts. Through repeated reading, students build a deep understanding of the text and critical thinking skills.

 

Grades   3 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Question the Author (QtA)

In this guide, youíll be introduced to a strategy that requires students to challenge their understanding and solidify their knowledge while reading a text.