Using Picture Books to Teach Comprehension Strategies

Using Picture Books to Teach Comprehension Strategies

30 Lessons That Teach Students the Six Comprehension Strategies They Need to Actively Engage With Text and Read for Meaning

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Item #: NTS505399
ISBN13: 9780545053990
Format: Professional Book
Pages: 144 pages
Dimensions: 10.8' x 8.3' x 0.32'
Grades: 2 - 5

Funding Type:
Title I-A, Title I

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Reading teacher and children's literature authority Joanne Zimny presents 30 model lessons that teach children to become strategic readers. For each of the six comprehension strategies — visualizing, questioning, inferring, predicting, determining importance, and summarizing — Zimny uses picture favorite picture books in scaffolded lessons to help move students from basic to proficient.
Zimny's model lessons also include:
• Recommended picture books for teaching each strategy
• Graphic organizers and other engaging activities that reach all learners
• Quick assessment tips and tools to assess students' growth 144 pages.

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