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    DescriptionInferring, questioning, determining importance. It's not easy to explain these abstract reading strategies to elementary readers, yet knowing how they work and how to use them is an important first step to connecting with texts. Fortunately Tanny McGregor has developed visual, tangible, everyday lessons that make abstract thinking concrete and that can help every child in your classroom make more effective use of reading comprehension strategies. "Comprehension Connections" is a guide to developing children's ability to fully understand texts by making the comprehension process achievable, accessible, and incremental. McGregor's approach sequences stages of learning for each strategy that take students from a fun object lesson to a nuanced and lasting understanding. Her lessons build bridges between the concrete and the abstract by incorporating writing, discussion, song, art, and movement into a web of creative connections that reinforce each strategy on a variety of levels. All the while "Comprehension Connections "offers an inside look at the dynamic of McGregor's teaching, showing you how her ideas look in action, and including the language she uses and that she encourages her students to use as they build their facility with: schema inferring questioning determining importance visualizing synthesizing. Many students struggle to understand what it is they are supposed to do as they learn to read strategically. Help them make connections to the ideas behind reading and watch as your readers go deeper into texts than ever before. Book study groups and professional learning communities, click here to save 15% when you order 15 copies of "Comprehension Connections." Save $43.88!

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    Comprehension Connections
    Bridges to Strategic Reading
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Tanny McGregor, Foreword by Stephanie Harvey
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 130
    Width: 187 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 259 g
    ISBN 13: 9780325008875
    ISBN 10: 0325008876

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27240
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: EDU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.8
    BIC subject category V2: YQCS, JNLB
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JNU
    DC22: 372.623
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 23
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    Libri: I-ED
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    B&T General Subject: 340
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    B&T Approval Code: A37360000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: EDU046000
    DC21: 372.623
    BISAC V2.8: LAN013000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: EDU029020, EDU010000
    DC22: 372.62/3
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    LC classification: LB1050.45 .M34 2007
    Heinemann Educational Books
    Imprint name
    Heinemann Educational Books
    Publication date
    07 February 2007