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Strategies that work [electronic resource] :teaching comprehension for understanding and engagement / Stephanie Harvey & Anne Goudvis.

By: Harvey, Stephanie.
Contributor(s): Goudvis, Anne.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Portland, Me. : Markham, Ont. : Stenhouse Publishers ; Pembroke Publishers, c2007Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 339 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781571108487 (electronic bk.); 1571108483 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Reading comprehension | Reading (Elementary) | Thought and thinking -- Study and teaching (Elementary) | Children -- Books and reading | EDUCATION -- Teaching Methods & Materials -- Reading & Phonics | EDUCATION -- Language Experience Approach | Children -- Books and reading | Reading comprehension | Reading (Elementary) | Thought and thinking -- Study and teaching (Elementary)Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.DDC classification: 372.47 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Reading is thinking -- Reading is strategic -- Effective comprehension instruction: teaching, tone and assessment -- Tools for active literacy: the nuts and bolts of comprehension instruction -- Text matters: choice makes a difference -- Monitoring comprehension: the inner conversation -- Activating and connecting to background knowledge: a bridge from the new to the known -- Questioning: the strategy that propels readers forward -- Visualizing and inferring: making what's implicit explicit -- Determining importance in text: the nonfiction connection -- Summarizing and synthesizing information: the evolution of thought -- Content literacy: reading for understanding in social studies and science -- Topic studies: a framework for research and exploration -- Reading to understand textbooks -- The genre of test reading -- Appendix A: great books for teaching content in history, social studies, science, music, art, and literacy -- Appendix B: magazines, newspapers, and websites -- Appendix C: professional journals for selection of children's books -- Appendix D: assessment interview with fourth graders -- Appendix E: anchor charts for the comprehension strategies.
Summary: Since its publication in 2000, Strategies That Work has become an indispensable resource for teachers who want to explicitly teach thinking strategies so that students become engaged, thoughtful, independent readers. In this revised and expanded edition, Stephanie and Anne have added twenty completely new comprehension lessons, extending the scope of the book and exploring the central role that activating background knowledge plays in understanding.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-332) and index.

Reading is thinking -- Reading is strategic -- Effective comprehension instruction: teaching, tone and assessment -- Tools for active literacy: the nuts and bolts of comprehension instruction -- Text matters: choice makes a difference -- Monitoring comprehension: the inner conversation -- Activating and connecting to background knowledge: a bridge from the new to the known -- Questioning: the strategy that propels readers forward -- Visualizing and inferring: making what's implicit explicit -- Determining importance in text: the nonfiction connection -- Summarizing and synthesizing information: the evolution of thought -- Content literacy: reading for understanding in social studies and science -- Topic studies: a framework for research and exploration -- Reading to understand textbooks -- The genre of test reading -- Appendix A: great books for teaching content in history, social studies, science, music, art, and literacy -- Appendix B: magazines, newspapers, and websites -- Appendix C: professional journals for selection of children's books -- Appendix D: assessment interview with fourth graders -- Appendix E: anchor charts for the comprehension strategies.

Since its publication in 2000, Strategies That Work has become an indispensable resource for teachers who want to explicitly teach thinking strategies so that students become engaged, thoughtful, independent readers. In this revised and expanded edition, Stephanie and Anne have added twenty completely new comprehension lessons, extending the scope of the book and exploring the central role that activating background knowledge plays in understanding.

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