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Reading Strategies for Social Studies

Reading Strategies for Social Studies

PC_SITE_NAME - Free Readers' Theater Plays Readers' Theater plays are an excellent way to get students to revisit the text of a novel - and have considerable value in themselves for improving reading and comprehension. For some of Tim Rasinski's research, click here. Each play of the free plays below calls for 4 or 5 student actors, someone to do sound effects, and about 40 minutes of preparation time. The actual performance time for a script is about five minutes, but if students decide to make an audio recording of their performance you'll have to allow much time for re-takes. Three new plays now availableWe've commissioned writer Joan Axelrod-Contrada to create new readers' theater plays based on Edge novels. Listed below are the scripts that we used for testing to produce our book Readers Theater Plays. These popular scripts are available as Adobe PDF files: For an audio sample of students performing Student Narc, click here.

Printouts Home › Classroom Resources › Printouts Go offline with this collection of our best printable sheets from assessments to organizers—all of them classroom-tested and easy to use. Graphic Organizers See All These printouts help students brainstorm, analyze, and organize their ideas. Grades 3 – 8 | Printout K-W-L Chart This K-W-L Chart, which tracks what a student knows (K), wants to know (W), and has learned (L) about a topic, can be used before, during, and after research projects. Writing Starters See All Help jumpstart students writing with these printouts. Diamante Poem This tool will allow your students to create a diamante poem by reflecting on their knowledge of a topic and by using nouns, verbs, and adjectives in a creative manner. Assessment Tools See All Whether you need a rubric or a self-assessment sheet, you can find it here. Informational Sheets See All These helpful printouts provide information on topics ranging from podcasts to presentations, and more. more K-W-L Creator Diamante Poems

SRA Reading Materials Intensive instructional support for primary or secondary students with reading difficulties. Corrective Reading provides intensive, sustained direct instruction to address deficiencies in decoding and comprehension. Designed to provide differentiated personalised instruction to each learner. A complete core programme that uses: Two major strands and four instructional levels address a wide range of reading problems. The Decoding and Comprehension strands can be used separately as a supplemental reading intervention or combined for use as a comprehensive reading intervention programme. Choose the Decoding strand for students who do not read accurately or whose oral reading is choppy, as well as for less fluent readers who lack comprehension when they read. Select the Comprehension strand for students who need to develop vocabulary, background information, and reasoning skills that are the foundation of comprehension. Features: Free Downloads: Sample Lessons

Understand what you read

Great collection of reading strategy types, aimed at comprehension. Each strategy is briefly described, and includes links to full instructions for how to target the work to achieve the goal. by theofficepicnic Jul 25

This site provides instructions and graphic organizers for reading strategies. There are a lot of different group and independent activities for teachers to use before, after, and during readings to increase comprehension. by vr1v3ra Jul 24