Content Area Reading Strategies
"I took a speed reading course and read War and Peace in 20 minutes. It involves Russia." --Woody Allen Reading Does Not Equal Learning Most students attempt to learn by reading and re-reading material, only to be disappointed later by how little they actually learned. To learn from reading, students must do more than just passively read.
I have had a lot of questions over the last few days asking about how I run my reading workshop. For some reason, there aren’t a lot of resources out there about using reading workshop in grades 6-8. However, I have read a lot of professional resources, observed in various workshop classrooms, and modified a lot of activities originally for the primary grades.