ERIC Number: EJ1177446
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Abstractor: As Provided
Close Sentence Reading to Foster Decoding and Comprehension
Minnery, Adrienne; Smith, Antony T.
Reading Teacher, v71 n6 p743-748 May-Jun 2018
Decoding, building fluency, and exploring word and sentence meanings are important elements of literacy instruction in elementary classrooms. Shared literacy experiences provide opportunities for teachers to engage students in meaningful reading experiences. This article describes a quick four-step process for conducting close sentence reading, a shared literacy experience focused on decoding and comprehending short excerpts of challenging text. Classroom examples and a sample excerpt and chart are included.
Descriptors: Reading Strategies, Decoding (Reading), Reading Fluency, Sentences, Literacy Education, Elementary Education, Teaching Methods, Reading Comprehension
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
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