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Print out the above link on Avery labels to create your own cards! Story Impression Help children make connections between words while making predictions about the text. Theodora rated it it was amazing Jan 02, It provides children with different ways to read with their families.

Quick easy read filled with easy to implement ideas to deepen students’ comprehension. Return to Book Page.

Lauren Matlach rated it it was amazing Jan 02, From using concrete, hands-on activities to reading wordless books, students learn more about what good readers do to comprehend text. I used this book for several of my daily comprehension lessons.

Margo, Main patron, June5 stars: Not only are her ideas straightforward and easy to try, she also recommends many artists and wordless picture books as springboards.

Recommended as a beginning text on reading comprehension, especially in the lower to middle grades. As you can tell I love this book and tell the teachers I work with I would replace this book if someone “borrowed” it from me. I will use this book! Aug 26, Natalie rated it it was amazing. For young children, writing 10 words would work best. Then come lessons for each metacognitive strategy, tips for using wordless picture books to enhance lessons, and examples of anchor charts that keep students focused on strategies across the year.


Each lesson links to concrete experiences and items–great way to break it down for the kids. Return to the Home Page.

After I finished my earlier January 4th blog entry, I began googling “comprehension” as I so often do to see where it would lead me.

Comprehension, Language Arts, Reading. This book made me realize the importance of slowing down my teaching and comprehenzion the time to launch each strategy without the burden of text.

Some of the strategies have different names, which are available for you to choose.

Comprehension Connections

Be sure to check back often for updates to our Strategies for Reading Comprehension Page. This mcgreor a great book for classroom and reading teachers. Derrall Garrison rated it it was amazing Aug 08, Fortunately Tanny McGregor has developed visual, tangible, everyday lessons that make abstract thinking concrete and that can help every child in your classroom make more effective use of reading comprehension strategies.

Beth Evans rated it it was amazing Mar 21, Apr 22, Marsha Jones rated it it was amazing Shelves: Then I link their inferences with comprehebsion of the evidence with arrows. The book really inspires me to put more thoughts into the classroom. Schema helps students understand the strategies conjections reading comprehension! Once a question is generated, students write down what they know in their brain schema and what they know from the book evidence.

A great resource for teaching strategies for reading comprehension! Molly rated it it was amazing Sep 15, Lists with This Book.

Comprehension Connections by Tanny McGregor

Inside, every kid wants to love reading—sometimes they need our help to see it. I learn to use simple games or activities to inspire students to become critical thinkers. Tear out advertisements that might connectkons interesting to children.

The concrete ways that it explains reading strategies makes it so easy for children to understand. Inferring, questioning, determining importance.


In Comprehension ConnectionsMcGregor has produced an applied text that provides educators with plausible examples and motivation for developing reading curriculum plans that may help students comprehenion the pathway to becoming strategic thinkers. I probe them until someone says, “Because my thinking changed”.

Great concrete ways to introduce the strategies and get students familiar and confident with cknnections before having them jump into text and use them!!! Throughout the school year, place charts and pictures under each word to help students remember the strategies. Click here to see a demonstration of the Reading Salad lesson by a real teacher.

Published February 7th by Heinemann Educational Books. Jun 15, Massanutten Regional Library rated it it was amazing Shelves: Mar 25, Tamra L. Below are some suggestions of songs that work really well. Students use their schema and evidence to form an inference.

Sep 16, Emily Monroe rated it it was amazing. This kit now remains at my reading table when students are reading. After a few days, I break down and tell them it means to “think” and “read” at the same time.

Creating Mental Images I typically introduce “mental images” as one of the first strategies for reading comprehension at the beginning of the mcgrebor year.

We end by talking about the contents in my purse that are “just there”. Refers to connections made between a text comprrehension read and something that occurs in the world.