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ERIC Number: ED479063
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Feb
Pages: 285
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-57230-595-9
Reading Comprehension: Strategies for Independent Learners.
Blachowicz, Camille; Ogle, Donna
This book provides practical, research-based guidelines for reading comprehension instruction in grades K-9. The book integrates current research findings with real-life observations of diverse students in action, identifying the strategies that successful readers use to comprehend many different types of materials. It offers recommendations for organizing the classroom effectively and planning instruction to broaden each student's repertoire of comprehension strategies. In the book, concrete, classroom-tested approaches are described to help students engage with fiction and nonfiction texts, develop their vocabulary, build study and test-taking skills, and become motivated, lifelong readers. The book includes sample activities, worksheets, and assessment tools. Each chapter begins with an overview and resource locator to facilitate reference. (Contains 157 references.) (NKA)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
IES Cited: ED502398