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Good students know they must read a text more than once, using various reading strategies, to truly comprehend new material.
What Good Readers Do:
Think about what is known about topic
Know purpose for reading
Make and check predictions
Visualize or create mental images
Ask and answer questions
Identify main ideas and summarize
Reread the passage
Read ahead and see if it makes sense
Adjust reading rate (e.g., slow down)
Identify unknown words (e.g., sound out, break into parts, use context clues, look up in dictionary)
Reading Comprehension Activity
Then, do the following:
Read only the first sentence of each paragraph
One Sentence Summary
In one sentence, write a summary of each paragraph
After watching this video, answer the following questions:
What are the four strategies of explicit vocabulary instruction?
What is the difference between Conversational Vocabulary and Academic Vocabulary?
Explain the three Word Tiers and give examples for each.
What vocabulary instruction should content area teachers be teaching?
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