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Comprehension Strategies for Your K-6 Literacy Classroom

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Comprehension Strategies for Your K-6 Literacy Classroom by Divonna Stebick
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'The authors demonstrate pragmatic examples for new and veteran teachers as they guide students through six stages of comprehension strategies. Definitely raises the bar.' - Sue Morgan, Special Education Coordinator, Akron Public Schools, OH 'Provides teachers with specific instructional strategies designed to make students independent, thoughtful readers. Helps students to pack, repack, and reorganize information in an efficient and meaningful way.' - Marcia M. Talkovich, Program Specialist, Georgia Learning Resource System 'A resource unlike any I have encountered in my career. Both young and experienced teachers will use this book to aid their instruction, maximizing the most effective reading comprehension in their students.' - Jonathan Hart, Third-Grade Teacher, Copper Hill School, Ringoes, NJ Enhance your thinking about teaching with these research-based comprehension strategies! Teaching comprehension and insuring that students think about what they read can be a challenging task for educators. In reader-friendly terms, Comprehension Strategies for Your K-6 Literacy Classroom illustrates how teachers can effectively use six critical comprehension strategies to enhance student understanding: activating schema, questioning, visualizing, inferring, determining important ideas, and synthesizing. Divonna M. Stebick and Joy M. Dain present a 'before,' 'during,' and 'after' instructional framework that provides the three elements necessary for strategic comprehension learning to take place explicit instruction through teacher modeling, guided practice, and independent application. Combining theory with classroom research, this helpful guide: - Offers step-by-step direction, guiding teachers through sample lessons - Includes ready-to-use lessons that are easily adaptable and aligned with NCLB and NCTE standards - Provides real-life case studies illustrating classroom application - Uses hands-on activities and visual aids such as anchor charts, sketches, treasure chests, and builders' plans to capture students' attention to promote critical thinking

Author Biography

Divonna M. Stebick, M.S. Reading, is an instructor of Reading and Language Arts methods and assessment at Gettysburg College. She also provides staff development and consultation to school districts and universities. Previously, Divonna spent a number of years in the Carroll County Public School System in Carroll County, Maryland. She served as a classroom teacher and an Integrated Language Arts Specialist / Staff Developer. Contact information is available at her web site:
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May 23rd, 2007
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United States
SAGE Publications Inc
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