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All things reading comprehension~ From comprehension strategies and activities, vocabulary, retelling to learning about text structures.

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Creative Book Teaser Bookmarks - This Reading Mama Literacy Games, Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Free Reading, Learning, Fall Words, Library Programs, Worksheets For Kids, Reading Comprehension

Creative Book Teaser Bookmarks - This Reading Mama

These book teaser bookmarks are such a creative and simple way to get learners thinking and writing about the books they read. I love how the bookmarks can be inserted in books to entice others to read the book, too! *This post contains affiliate links. **The free, printable bookmarks link is found at the END ... Read More about Creative Book Teaser Bookmarks

Asking Questions using "Grandfather Twilight" - This Reading Mama Beginning Reading, First Grade Reading, Guided Reading, Teaching Reading, Teaching Kids, Free Reading, Comprehension Strategies, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities

Asking Questions using Grandfather Twilight - This Reading Mama

Asking questions is such a fun comprehension reading strategies to teach! It’s among one of my favorites for sure! I love the mystery in it. I love how the books used for this skill get readers asking questions that make them want to keep reading. *This post contains affiliate links. **The free, printable page can ... Read More about Asking Questions using Grandfather Twilight

Summarizing with Nonfiction Picture Books - This Reading Mama 4th Grade Reading, Kindergarten Reading, Teaching Reading, Reading Skills, Guided Reading, Learning, Teaching Kids, Summarizing Activities, Writing Worksheets

Summarizing with Nonfiction Picture Books - This Reading Mama

Today, we’re going to explore summarizing with nonfiction picture books in our Comprehension Reading Strategies series. The picture book I’ve chosen is one that I used with rising first grader. It’s extremely simple, so summarizing this text was very basic. Please check out our post on teaching kids to summarize using basic signal words if ... Read More about Summarizing with Nonfiction Picture Books

Making inferences is an important skill that learners need to have as they comprehend text. Making inferences takes comprehension to a deeper level than just the surface. Find more comprehension… Reading Workshop, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Learning, Inference Activities, Language Activities, Third Grade Reading, Second Grade, Reading Comprehension Strategies

Making Inferences using "My Lucky Day" - This Reading Mama

Making inferences is an important skill that learners need to have as they comprehend text. Making inferences takes comprehension to a deeper level than just the surface. Find more comprehension strategies paired with picture books in our Comprehension Reading Strategies series. *This post contains affiliate links. Why Making Inferences Can be Tricky Now, making ... Read More about Making Inferences using “My Lucky Day”

Making Connections - Reading Strategy - This Reading Mama Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Reading Resources, Teaching Ideas, Learning, Reading Workshop, Reading Skills, Making Connections Activities, Text To Self Connection

Making Connections - Reading Strategy - This Reading Mama

Making connections to the text is just one way we can help learners understand what they are reading. As readers connect the text to self, to other texts, and to events that have or are happening in the world, they have a clearer focus for using many of the other comprehension reading strategies. We want ... Read More about Making Connections – Reading Strategy

Struggling Readers Archives - This Reading Mama Ar Reading, Reading Centers, Teaching Reading, Teaching Kids, Guided Reading, Reading Rewards, Reading Workshop, Kindergarten Reading, Reading Comprehension Skills

Setting a Purpose for Reading {with Freebie} - This Reading Mama

Setting a purpose for reading can keep our readers from becoming overwhelmed by giving them a specific reason for reading. Helping students set a purpose for reading purpose also helps them understand the value of tapping into their prior knowledge. Today, I’m sharing some tips for setting a purpose and showing how to use it in ... Read More about Setting a Purpose for Reading {with Freebie}

How important is understanding and accessing prior knowledge before reading? It is vital to young readers, especially struggling readers. Comprehension Strategies, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Reading Comprehension, Kindergarten Reading, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Preschool Literacy, First Grade Reading

Before They Read: Connecting New Content to Prior Knowledge

How important is understanding and accessing prior knowledge before reading? It is vital to young readers, especially struggling readers.

Develop Reading Fluency with Re-Readings - This Reading Mama Reading Fluency Activities, Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Kids, Guided Reading, Reading Tutoring

Develop Reading Fluency with Re-Readings - This Reading Mama

We all want to develop reading fluency in our learners, right? After all, fluency has a direct correlation with reading comprehension. Learners who struggle with reading fluently often have a hard time making meaning of what they’re reading. On the other hand, learners who read fluently usually* have an easier time making meaning of what ... Read More about Develop Reading Fluency with Re-Readings

Helping students understand how to summarize text can be a struggle. These suggestions will guide your students to retell a non-fiction text in their own words. Reading Lessons, Reading Resources, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Reading Activities, Guided Reading, Learning, Library Lessons

Summarizing Text in the Primary Classroom

Teaching students to summarize text can be difficult at the primary level. Use this kid friendly summarizing routine to help build comprehension.

Analyzing Running Records with MSV - free printable included! - This Reading Mama Reading Record, Reading Games, Reading Centers, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Guided Reading, Teaching Reading, Free Reading, Early Reading

How to use a running record to check comprehension - The Measured Mom

Did you know that running records aren't just for assessing reading level? You can also use them to check comprehension. This post shows you how. #runningrecords

 Just the thought of reading and retelling it makes some kids’ brains feel like they’ve turned to mush! But MUSH may just save them with this fun Nonfiction Retelling Chart! A couple of years ago, I created a SCOOP fiction retelling chart for s Reading Comprehension Strategies, Reading Fluency, Reading Intervention, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Reading Response, Reading Resources, Teaching Tips, Summarizing Activities

FREE Nonfiction Retelling Chart with MUSH - This Reading Mama

Nonfiction. Just the thought of reading and retelling it makes some kids’ brains feel like they’ve turned to mush! But MUSH may just save them with this fun Nonfiction Retelling Chart! A couple of years ago, I created a SCOOP fiction retelling chart for stories. It’s been such a popular one for readers. I’ve had ... Read More about FREE Nonfiction Retelling Chart with MUSH

Teaching vocabulary most definitely includes using the dictionary, right? But today, we’re going to explore teaching vocabulary WITHOUT dictionaries! Spelling Worksheets, Spelling Activities, Spelling Words, Listening Activities, Teaching Aids, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Reading, Teaching Resources, Vocabulary Instruction

Teaching Vocabulary Without Dictionaries - This Reading Mama

Teaching vocabulary most definitely includes using the dictionary, right? Perhaps. But today, we’re going to explore teaching vocabulary WITHOUT dictionaries! *This post contains affiliate links. So, can it be done? Can you really ditch the dictionary when it comes to vocabulary instruction? Well, maybe not completely. Today, I’m sharing 8 different ways you can ... Read More about Teaching Vocabulary Without Dictionaries

Checking comprehension isn’t always as neat and easy as checking to see if a learner knows their math facts. The way one person processes a text can be be different than another person. And the way that same person processes one kind of text will look dif Teaching Vocabulary, Teaching Kindergarten, Teaching Tips, Teaching Reading, Reading School, Comprehension Strategies, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Reading Comprehension

Checking Comprehension in K-2 - This Reading Mama

Checking comprehension isn’t always as neat and easy as checking to see if a learner knows their math facts. The way one person processes a text can be be different than another person. And the way that same person processes one kind of text will look different when they read another type of text. Checking comprehension ... Read More about Checking Comprehension in K-2

This printable book with questions is a great reading comprehension activity for second grade, third grade, and fourth grade. Reading Comprehension Activities, Phonics Activities, Teaching Reading, Free Reading, Reading Genres, Teaching Kids, Education Quotes For Teachers, Quotes For Students, Kids Education

Reading comprehension passage in a book - The Measured Mom

This printable book with questions is a great reading comprehension activity for second grade, third grade, and fourth grade.

Comprehension Book List Printable Comprehension Book Lists ~ take it to the library or book store! ~ This Reading MamaPrintable Comprehension Book Lists ~ take it to the library or book store! ~ This Reading Mama Library Lessons, Reading Lessons, Reading Resources, Reading Activities, 4th Grade Reading, Kindergarten Reading, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Learning

Printable Comprehension Book List - This Reading Mama

If you’re working on comprehension strategies or skills with your learners and need to find a book or two, just use this free Printable Comprehension Book List! Take it to the library or to your favorite book shop as a resource! These printable book lists are companions to our popular 50+ Books for Modeling Comprehension ... Read More about Printable Comprehension Book List

Today, I’m rounding out the comprehension charts I’ve been sharing with a Nonfiction Text Structures Chart. You might also be interested in the Fiction Text Structure Chart and a Nonfiction Text Features Chart I’ve shared. Read even more about nonfiction Text Structure Worksheets, Text Structures, 6th Grade Reading, Guided Reading, Reading Tutoring, Shared Reading, Teaching Reading, Nonfiction Text Features, Reading Comprehension

Nonfiction Text Structures Chart - This Reading Mama

Today, I’m rounding out the comprehension charts I’ve been sharing with a Nonfiction Text Structures Chart. You might also be interested in the Fiction Text Structure Chart and a Nonfiction Text Features Chart I’ve shared. Read even more about nonfiction text structures. *This post contains affiliate links. **The free printable can be found at the END ... Read More about Nonfiction Text Structures Chart

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