Reading Graphic Organizers and Printables
Adolescent Literacy - Classroom Strategies Home » Classroom Strategies Explicit strategy instruction is at the core of good comprehension instruction. "Before" strategies activate students' prior knowledge and set a purpose for reading. "During" strategies help students make connections, monitor their understanding, generate questions, and stay focused. "After" strategies provide students an opportunity to summarize, question, reflect, discuss, and respond to text. Reading Response Starters Reading Response Starters Sample Sentence Starters I began to think… I love the way… I can't believe… I wonder why… I noticed… I think… I observed… I wonder… If I were… I'm not sure… I felt sad when… I like the way the author… I wish that… This made me think of… I was surprised… It seems like… I'm not sure… This story teaches… I began to think of … I wonder what this means… I really don't understand this part… I really like/dislike this idea because… This character reminds me of somebody I know because… This character reminds me of me because… This character is like (name of the character) in (title of book) because… I think this setting is important because… This scene reminds me of a similar scene in (title of book) because… I like/dislike this writing because… This part is very realistic/unrealistic because… I think the relationship between ______ and ______ is interesting because… I like/dislike (name of character) because… This situation reminds me of one in my own life.
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Free printables and worksheets. Forms for classroom management and more Most of these pages can be customized with your own text. Here's how: 1. Online/Interactive Graphic Organizers Click here for the new Vermilion Parish Interactives for the Louisiana 18 Literacy Strategies! *The new interactive links below were shared via twiiter by Adam Brice (@adambrice via via @SimplyBox) Vermilion Parish Curriculum Page Vermilion Parish Schools Testing Links Graphic Organizers 18 Literacy Strategies Vermilion Parish Schools (Louisiana) Note: Most sites need Java. Reading Comprehension - 'Here Questions' - 3 Level Guides - Here-Hidden-Head Questions 'Here' Comprehension Question Stems 'Here Questions' are those where you can physically place your finger on the answer i.e. 'The answer is here!' They are sometimes refered to as 'low level' or 'knowledge based' questions. Here are three pages of question stems that I use in my reading sessions to improve reading comprehension..
Constructivism (learning theory) Constructivism, as perspective in education, is based on experiential learning through real life experience to construct and conditionalize knowledge. It is problem-based, adaptive learning that challenges faulty schema, integrates new knowledge with existing knowledge, and allows for creation of original work or innovative procedures. The types of learners are self-directed, creative, innovative, drawing upon visual/spatial, musical/rhythmic, bodily kinesthetic, verbal/linguistic, logical/mathematical, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and naturalistic intelligences. The purpose in education is to become creative and innovative through analysis, conceptualizations, and synthesis of prior experience to create new knowledge.