Assessing Comprehension Thinking Strategies

Author: Ellin Keene

Publisher: Shell Education

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 88

View: 544

Presents ready-to-reproduce pages for reading passages, assessment tools, and rubrics to evaluate a student's reading comprehension level.

Assessing Comprehension Thinking Strategies (ePub 3)

Author: Ellin Keene

Publisher: Shell Education

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 90

View: 517

Developed by renowned author Ellin Keene, this resource is an ideal tool for assessing students' reading comprehension. This book offers a unique way of assessing how students use thinking strategies to comprehend text and features four reading passages for each grade level (1-8) that offer high-interest fiction and nonfiction text. Each assessment is accompanied by a rubric that allows you to document students' thinking and then score and monitor their growth. Strategies assessed include thinking aloud, using schema, inferring, asking questions, determining importance in text, setting a purpose for reading, monitoring comprehension, visualizing, synthesizing and retelling, and story structure/structural patterns. The assessments can be used in various ways to inform instruction and to assess learning. All passages, assessments, and rubrics are provided in digital format and the assessments and rubrics can be customized. This resource is correlated to the Common Core and other state standards.

Vocabulary Instruction for Academic Success

Author: Hallie Kay Yopp

Publisher: Shell Education

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 218

View: 637

Developed by renowned author Ellin Keene, Assessing Comprehension Thinking Strategies is an ideal tool for assessing students' reading comprehension. This book offers a unique way of assessing how students use thinking strategies to comprehend text. The book contains four reading passages for each grade level (1-8) that offer high-interest fiction and nonfiction text. Each assessment is accompanied by a rubric that allows you to document students' thinking and then score and monitor their growth. Strategies assessed include thinking aloud, using schema, inferring, asking questions, determining importance in text, setting a purpose for reading, monitoring comprehension, visualizing, synthesizing and retelling, and story structure/structural patterns. The assessments can be used in various ways to inform instruction and to assess learning. All passages, assessments, and rubrics are provided on the Teacher Resource CD and the assessments and rubrics can be customized.

Strategies that Work

Teaching Comprehension for Understanding and Engagement

Author: Stephanie Harvey

Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 339

View: 174

Describes strategies teachers can use to promote reading comprehension in students from kindergarten through eighth grade; and includes examples of student work, illustrations, and other reference tools.

Comprehension Instruction, Second Edition

Research-Based Best Practices

Author: Cathy Collins Block

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 447

View: 142

This comprehensive professional resource and text is based on cutting-edge research. In each chapter, leading scholars provide an overview of a particular aspect of comprehension, offer best-practice instructional guidelines and policy recommendations, present key research questions still to be answered, and conclude with stimulating questions for individual study or discussion. Coverage includes such timely topics as differentiated instruction, technology and reading comprehension, teaching English language learners, and the implications of current neuroscientific findings.

Strategies for Powerful Comprehension Instruction

It Takes More Than Mentioning!

Author: Holly Diehl

Publisher: Shell Education

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 296

View: 246

"Predicting, making connections, visualizing, questioning, inferring, summarizing."

Handbook of Research on Reading Comprehension

Author: Susan E. Israel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 712

View: 303

The Handbook of Research on Reading Comprehension assembles researchers of reading comprehension, literacy, educational psychology, psychology, and neuroscience to document the most recent research on the topic. It summarizes the current body of research on theory, methods, instruction, and assessment, including coverage of landmark studies. Designed to deepen understanding of how past research can be applied and has influenced the present and to stimulate new thinking about reading comprehension, the volume is organized around seven themes: historical perspectives on reading comprehension theoretical perspectives changing views of text elements of reading comprehension assessing and teaching reading comprehension cultural impact on reading comprehension where to from here? This is an essential reference volume for the international community of reading researchers, reading psychologists, graduate students, and professionals working in the area of reading and literacy.

Talk about Understanding

Rethinking Classroom Talk to Enhance Comprehension

Author: Ellin Oliver Keene

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 160

View: 852

Reading education pioneer Ellin Oliver Keene demystifies comprehension instruction by describing what it can look like when readers comprehend deeply and what it can look like when teachers aim for this deep comprehension. This ground-breaking book is illustrated with video footage of Ellin modeling the reading instruction she describes. Here, you can watch Ellin use language and teaching moves that help students go beyond superficial reading comprehension to lasting understanding. Talk About Understanding offers: "Outcomes of Understanding" Markers-descriptions of the behaviors present when children understand a text deeply including ways to assess with and teach toward these outcomes. "Talk About Understanding" Principles-suggestions to modify teaching language and teaching interactions to deepen children's ability to comprehend. "From the Inside" Video Segments-classroom footage of Ellin teaching lessons that illustrate use of the "Outcomes of Understanding" markers and "Talk About Understanding" principles from the book. Do your students understand their reading as deeply as they need to? Talk About Understanding has the guiding principles, the teaching suggestions, the carefully described outcomes, and the video support to help you teach your students how to comprehend, thoroughly and eagerly, the varied and complicated texts in the world around us. Professional learning communities and book clubs save when you order a Talk About Understanding Book Study Bundle. Get 15% of 15 copies of Talk About Understanding-a $442.50 value at $376.13-SAVE $66.37.

Teaching Reading Sourcebook

For Kindergarten Through Eighth Grade

Author: Bill Honig

Publisher: High Noon Books

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page:

View: 589

The CORE Literacy Training Series gives teachers in grades K-8 the tools they need to become skillful reading teachers. The three titles in the series provide (1) thorough background and effective teaching methods, (2) a comprehensive classroom assessment system, and (3) a compilation of the research on which effective reading instruction is based.

Independent Reading Inside the Box

How to Organize, Observe, and Assess Reading Strategies That Promote Deeper Thinking and Improve Comprehension in K-6 Classrooms

Author: Lisa Donohue

Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 160

View: 427

"This innovative book shows teachers how to add value, authenticity, and accountability to independent reading programs and keep the focus on student reading. From a reproducible blank template to numerous student samples of the "Reading 8-Box", the book illustrates how students can use a single page to strengthen and monitor their comprehension, language, and thinking skills. It offers a range of graphic organizers and open-response opportunities that help deepen student thinking and response. This non-intrusive way for teachers to monitor, assess, and support students focuses on students actively engaging in their reading. This remarkable book is committed to helping teachers better understand the needs of their students so that independent reading time is purposeful and directly connected to classroom instruction."--Publisher's website.