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  1. Professional Development | Grades   5 – 12  |  Strategy Guide
    Brainstorming and Reviewing Using the Carousel Strategy
    This strategy guide introduces Carousel Brainstorming, also known as Rotating Review, and offers suggestions to implement this technique in your classroom for brainstorming about new topics or reviewing learned information.
  2. Professional Development | Grades   1 – 3  |  Strategy Guide
    Depend on the Text! How to Create Text-Dependent Questions
    Teachers need to create text-dependent questions to elicit close reading. When answering these questions, students learn to reread and think deeply about the text.
  3. Professional Development | Grades   K – 8  |  Strategy Guide
    Introducing Ideas and Vocabulary with the Concept Sort
    A Concept Sort is a vocabulary and comprehension strategy used with students to introduce new topics and/or familiarize students with new vocabulary.
  4. Professional Development | 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.
  5. Professional Development | Grades   3 – 8  |  Strategy Guide
    Making Connections
    In this strategy guide, you’ll 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.
  6. Professional Development | Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide
    Preparing Students for Success with Reading in the Content Areas
    In this strategy guide, you’ll learn how to determine the level and type of support you need to provide students based on careful preparation as a content area expert.
  7. Professional Development | Grades   1 – 3  |  Strategy Guide
    Promote Deep Thinking! How to Choose a Complex Text
    Complex texts promote deep thinking and critical analysis by students. Through close reading of a complex text, students’ independent reading abilities also increase.
  8. Professional Development | Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide
    Supporting Comprehension Strategies for English Language Learners
    This Strategy Guide is for developing comprehension that incorporates the gradual release of responsibility model.
  9. Professional Development | Grades   6 – 12  |  Strategy Guide
    Supporting Vocabulary Acquisition for English Language Learners
    This Strategy Guide introduces strategies teachers can use for ELL vocabulary instruction in their English and content area classrooms.
  10. Professional Development | Grades   K – 6  |  Strategy Guide
    Using Paired Reading to Increase Fluency and Peer Cooperation
    In this strategy, students read aloud to each other, pairing more fluent readers with less fluent readers. This strategy can also be used to pair older students with younger students to create “reading buddies.”