Focuses on comprehension monitoring: helping students understand how active readers use the QAR strategies, routines, and tools, to monitor their understanding and invoke relevant solutions in response to comprehenson problems in narrative text. To find a version of this lesson for grades 2-3, or grades 6-8, simply copy and paste the lesson title (without the grades specified) into the Scholastic Teacher Express search box!
This lesson moves through the six steps of the gradual release of responsibility instructional model (Pearson, 1985):
1. explicit explanation
4. guided practice
5. independent application
6. self-assessment and goal setting