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