Comprehension Connections is the bestselling resource that teachers love! Tanny McGregor uses real-life objects in surprising ways to make abstract. Comprehension Connections has ratings and 51 reviews. Fortunately Tanny McGregor has developed visual, tangible, everyday lessons that make. Fortunately Tanny McGregor has developed visual, tangible, everyday lessons Comprehension Connections is a guide to developing children’s ability to fully.
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Quick easy read filled with easy to implement ideas to deepen students’ comprehension. While some of the strategies for teaching such things are a bit elementary for 5th and 6th graders, the ideas can easily be modified to the next level for middle grade learners. Be the first to ask a question about Comprehension Connections. To explain this concept to my students, I share with them simple facts about myself that are “stuck on my brain”.
I don’t give them any other directions.
Inferring, questioning, determining importance. The six thinking skills in this book are the exact same ones in Literacy by Design. Concrete and refreshing bridges to teaching children how to think about their own thinking. Recommended as a beginning text on reading comprehension, especially in the cconnections to middle grades.
Comprehension Connections by Tanny McGregor. Bridges to Strategic
The anchor or wall charts are included as pictures, most of the high-interest lesson activities have multiple options for a lesson and analogy. Comprehension Connectiond is a guide to developing children’s ability to fully understand texts by making the comprehension process achievable, accessible, and incremental. READ-O As mentioned on the Reading Fluency Activities Page, students are encouraged to read each night at home with their families and keep track of the books they read.
Each time their thinking changes, it’s written or drawn in the mcgregof ring. Not only do figures such as Susan Zimmerman and P. We didn’t see him take it and he didn’t ask to borrow it The player who is able to ask appropriate questions has a better chance of winning the game During winter break I like to introduce Read-O to my students. Excellent book to bring metacognitive strategies to life through concrete visual representations.
Tanny McGregor uses real-life objects in surprising ways to make abstract comprehension strategies concrete for K—6 readers. Good book with great ideas on how to teach reading comprehension skills.
Jen rated it liked it Jun donnections, Imagine a professional learning community where you could sit in as…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Many students struggle to understand what it is they are supposed to do as they learn to read strategically.
Making Inferences Each year my students learn quickly tany a certain teacher likes to borrow materials from our room without asking. Help them make connections to the ideas behind reading mfgregor watch as your readers go deeper cpmprehension texts than ever before.
Have them read the first two words and think how they are connected. Savannah Weaver rated it it was amazing Aug 18, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. When your child understands this concept you can use the template below to add more target circles. This is a really helpful book.
Many students struggle to understand what it is they are supposed to do as they learn to read strategically. This is the most frequent issue that my students have, and it needs a more strategic approach than the one described here.
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. I know it sounds crazy but the ideas are actually quite clever, and I can see how they would be helpful to students.
No trivia comprfhension quizzes yet. It would have been five stars if I taught that grade level. There were so many hands-on activities, but it would have been nice if there were also comprehenxion to use with older students. It’s not possible to remember everything that we read Metacognition helps students understand the strategies for reading comprehension! The author offers some awesome suggestions for making the important abstract work of reading comprehension more concrete for students.
Miss Appel’s Schema Tanny demonstrates a great way to explain “schema” to young children Refers to connections made between a text being read and something that occurs in the world.