T&L 2900: VIR: Comprehension Strategies for Middle and Upper Grades

This course focuses on improving middle school and high school students' comprehension skills. The course begins offering three different options for assessing comprehension. Then, teachers are introduced to a wealth of strategies that can improve and support a reader's comprehension. Strategies presented include: anticipation guides, DRTA, questioning techniques, text structure, guided reading and reciprocal teaching. There is also a focus on using literature to inspire students to read.

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PDI_Comprehension Strategies for Middle and Upper Grades (PDF Document)

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