Reading Comprehension: Strategies for Independent Learners
This practical resource and widely used text presents a wealth of research-based approaches to comprehension instruction. The authors offer specific classroom practices that help K-9 students compare and evaluate print and online sources, develop vocabulary, build study and test-taking skills, and become motivated readers.
Paperback, Second Edition, 304 pages
Published May 6th 2008 by The Guilford Press
(first published February 1st 2001)
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I enjoyed this book. The authors stated to read the first two chapters, then read which ever following chapters you need as reference for the classroom as needed. I scanned the remaining information, highlighting and writing in the margins as was necessary for me to glean all the pertinent points wanted for my project. I found this book to be highly informative, well laid out and easy to read. They have visual aids that can be extremely helpful for teachers, for example bookmarks that are double...more