One of the keys to teaching reading comprehension is showing kids how proficient readers think about text. Teachers have to find a way to make their thinking visible.

Making Your Thinking Visible With Graphic Organizers

This checklist includes a variety of strategies that the teacher can either teach through direct instruction, or display for their students to use on their own while reading a text. These strategies will help students ensure that they are comprehending ev

5 strategies that help struggling readers improve reading comprehension.

Teaching Tips from Amy Mezni

These five strategies are great for helping our struggling readers in the classroom. Parents can also use this as a resource at home to help their children developing reading comprehension skills.

These mini anchor charts are a great addition to your interactive reader's notebook. Each anchor chart gives an explanation of a reading strategy or skill. Students can glue them in their journal for quick and easy reference while they are independently reading.

Reading Mini Anchor Charts

These mini anchor charts are a great addition to your interactive reader's notebook. Each anchor chart gives an explanation of a reading strategy or skill. Students can glue them in their journal for quick and easy reference while they are independently r

Research-based Reading Comprehension Strategies Posters (B& W or color), Graphic Organizers & Activities.  Support students in visualizing, making inferences, determining importance, using background knowledge, synthesizing information, asking questions, and monitoring comprehension.  Perfect for reading all fiction and nonfiction texts!

ELA & Reading Comprehension Strategies Posters, Graphic Organizers & Activities

Focus: Comprehension- retelling Directions: Students will get in partners and roll the dice. They will retell based on what it lands on. Example: Student rolls a 4. "The story took place in Sue's backyard." Source: http://applefortheteach.blogspot.com/2014/03/roll-and-retell-building-summarizing.html

Games for the classroom: FREE Read and retell game. Love this idea to pass the dice around the room and have 6 students roll and retell. or I could roll as the teacher and choose students to retell. This would also work great for small reading groups.

What to Do When They Don't Understand: tips to increase reading comprehension

What to Do When They Don't Understand

UNDERSTANDING This is a excellent resource which helps instructors identify what is preventing students from comprehending a text and provides many strategies and approaches for instruction that might assist the student.

Reading Comprehension can be difficult but with these Reading Comprehension Graphic Organizers, students are supported via sentence frames and vocabulary suggestions specific to the comprehension skill or strategy. Students will learn to discuss and write about text using high-level academic language.  Reading Comprehension Graphic Organizers with Language Support or Detachable Bookmark contain 40 graphic organizers in two formats for a total of 80 options. #graphicorganizers

Graphic Organizers with Language Support

Reading Comprehension can be difficult but with these Reading Comprehension Graphic Organizers, students are supported via sentence frames and vocabulary suggestions specific to the comprehension skill or strategy. Students will learn to discuss and write

READING / Flagging strategies for reading comprehension. They put the flags directly into the book while reading.

Flagging strategies for reading comprehension. They put the flags directly into the book while reading. **Can also flag hooks in books. What type of hook did the author use and when writing what type did you use

This retelling strategy will help your students to retell a fiction story using five fingers. This anchor chart will help them remember exactly what to include for each step of the retelling process!

Fist to Five: A Retell Strategy

This anchor chart will help students to retell stories using five fingers. It will help students remember exactly what to include for each step of the retelling process!

You can pin up and review this "Reading Comprehension Strategies" as students make their way through reading lessons.

reading comprehension strategies poster Standard Knowledge of Literacy. Standard = The teacher has demonstrated the ability to develop reading comprehension and promotion of independent reading including COMPREHENSION STRATEGIES FOR A VARIETY OF GENRES.

Do your kids have trouble remembering what they read? Try this simple reading comprehension strategy. For kids grades 1-12!

A reading comprehension strategy to help kids remember what they read

Do your kids have trouble remembering what they read? Try this simple comprehension strategy: read, cover, remember, retell.

2nd Grade Reading Comprehension Passages

Reading Comprehension Passages for First and Second Graders

Teach Your Child to Read - Grade Reading Comprehension Passages - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.

This Reading Mama|50+ Texts for Modeling Comprehension Strategies|This is set of useful lists of books that can be used to teach different reading comprehension strategies, grouped by the strategy they can be used to teach. Since many of the books listed are picture books and illustrated stories, these lists may be helpful for teaching reading comprehension skills to ELLs.

50+ Books for Modeling Comprehension Strategies

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