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Language Arts


Into The Book


Reading comprehension strategies
Grade Levels:
PreK-5
Length:
15 minutes
Taping Rights:
School year
Program Schedule:
See Below

This multimedia teaching resource is designed to help students improve reading comprehension and increase their ability to think and learn across the curriculum. The student programs feature ordinary students using powerful learning strategies to better understand and apply what they learn when they read fiction, nonfiction, or everyday text. The website features interactive reading comprehension activities for students and, for teachers, music, video clips, classroom design ideas, posters, teacher guides, and lesson plans.

Program of Studies:
Reading: Forming a Foundation, Interpreting Text, Developing an Initial Understanding, Reflecting and Responding to Text
Technology: Communication and Productivity


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2012/13 Program Schedule

101. Using Prior Knowledge
102. Making Connections
Students on using connection strategies to understand texts.
103. Questioning
A demonstration of the difference between "thin" or "right there" questions and "thick" questions, which are deeper and provoke reflection and greater consideration.
104. Visualizing
Students practice creating mental images from text.
105. Inferring
A class discovers types of clues to help them make inferences while they read.
106. Summarizing
Students work on strategies for summarizing a fiction story.
107. Evaluating
Students select criteria to evaluate texts.
108. Synthesizing
A reading specialist uses a newspaper article to model for her students how we think about different things while we read, and what new knowledge we take away with us after we've read.
109. Using Strategies Together
Students work on developing mental files called schema to help them organize different strategies they can use to understand what they read.

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Kentucky schools may tape and retain programs according to the rights listed above. For further information, contact the KET Education Division.

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