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Resources for educators of kids in grades 4-12

Resources for educators of kids in grades 4-12
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. Teachers should help students to understand why a strategy is useful, how it is used, and when it is appropriate. The most frequently researched strategies can be applied across content areas; other content-area specific strategies are emerging, and we will include them here in the future.

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About AT23 Gallery - AT23 Gallery The AT23 Gallery is a collaborative effort between parent and child. Its roots lie in the interest that Aiden Brueck, age 5 years 8 months, displays in arts and crafts. On a daily basis, Aiden asks his father, Jeremy Brueck, to "do a little craft" with him. These activities range from drawing and coloring to more sophisticated projects, like painting, writing comics and creating a keytar for a stuffed monkey. We've also crafted custom guitars for the artist himself to play.

25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area 25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area Reading is reading. By understanding that letters make sounds, we can blend those sounds together to make whole sounds that symbolize meaning we can all exchange with one another. Compare, Contrast, Comprehend: Using Compare-Contrast Text Structures with ELLs in K-3 Classrooms It is a brisk October day in Chicago during my first year of teaching. I (Jennifer, second author) am seated at a small table in the back of the classroom, surrounded by the members of my on-level guided reading group. The six second-grade students in the group are getting ready to read a short nonfiction trade book about spiders that is a required text in our regular reading series. The book uses a straightforward compare-contrast text structure to present information about spiders, comparing and contrasting them first with insects and then with other arachnids, like scorpions. My goal in the lesson is to help children to both gain new knowledge about spiders and to understand the compare-contrast text structure that the book uses.

3rd – 5th Grade Search Lesson In this lesson we will be focusing on learning if you can trust a website based on its looks. We will use the great fake site Students in this age love this site and easily get sucked in to all the great pictures and writing about how great this island is for dogs. A fun place to start the conversation on authenticating your resources. Show Me the Strategies {*style:<u> </u>*} *Teachers—The following strategies can be implemented into your daily/weekly lesson plans by using the “Instructional Newsletter” Folder on your school’s Shared Folder. Download a copy for your files and copy and paste them into your lesson plan. Teach 4 the Heart Teaching Resources I am the founder of Teach 4 the Heart ( I've also taught middle school math for four years, including Math 6, pre algebra, and Algebra 1. I've also taught English and accounting. I lean towards a more traditional teaching style, but I am always looking for new ideas. I believe technology should aid in genuine learning, not just be used for its own sake. Teaching Assistant of the Year - Pensacola Christian College - 2008 Graduated from Heritage Christian School in 2004 Earned a Bachelor of Science in Math Education from Pensacola Christian College in 2008.

Question-Answer Relationship (QAR) 1. Explain to students that there are four types of questions they will encounter. Define each type of question and give an example. Four types of questions are examined in the QAR: Right There Questions: Literal questions whose answers can be found in the text. Guiding Students Through Expository Text with Text Feature Walks Click the "References" link above to hide these references. Clay, M.M. (1991). Introducing a new storybook to young readers.

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I thought so too-it has come in handy more than once by bretgosselin May 19

Excellent library of Before, During, and After reading strategies by steiniger May 19

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