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    DescriptionSince its publication in 2000, "Strategies That Work" has become an indispensable resource for teachers who want to explicitly teach thinking strategies so that students become engaged, thoughtful, independent readers. This revised and expanded edition contains twenty completely new comprehension lessons, extending the scope of the book and exploring the central role that activating background knowledge plays in understanding. Another major addition is the inclusion of a section on cross-curriculum literacy which describes how to apply comprehension strategies flexibly across the curriculum. The new edition is organised around four sections: Part I defines comprehension and how to teach it, including the principles that guide practice, a review of recent research and assessment, describes ways to engage students in purposeful talk through interactive reading aloud, guided discussion and written response; and, Part II contains lessons and practices for teaching comprehension including how to emphasise the importance of teaching students to monitor their understanding before focusing on specific strategies; monitoring to provide a sound basis for launching comprehension instruction; outlines of learning goals and ways to assess students' thinking; sharing examples of student work, and suggestions for differentiating instruction.Part III, Comprehension Across the Curriculum - Comprehension strategies are essential for reading across the curriculum, where information can be challenging, and presented in unfamiliar formats. Includes chapters on social studies and science reading, topic study research, textbook reading; and, Part IV shows that young people need books they can sink their teeth into and the appendix recommends a rich diet of fiction and non-fiction, short stories, kid's magazines, websites and journals that will assist teachers as they plan and design comprehension instruction. Teachers will find this a current and essential resource. When using these strategies, pupils will enjoy a more complete, thoughtful reading experience. The goal is to engage readers - and when young people are engaged in their reading their understanding is enhanced, they acquire knowledge, and learn from and remember what they read. And best yet, they will want to read more!

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    Strategies That Work
    Teaching Comprehension for Understanding and Engagement
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Stephanie Harvey, By (author) Anne Goudvis
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 360
    Width: 203 mm
    Height: 251 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 862 g
    ISBN 13: 9781571104816
    ISBN 10: 157110481X

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    B&T Book Type: NF
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    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
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    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    Libri: I-ED
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    B&T General Subject: 340
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    BISAC V2.8: EDU029000
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    BISAC V2.8: EDU018000
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    DC22: 372.47
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    LC classification: LB1573.7 .H37 2007
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    Thema language qualifier V1.0: 2ACB
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    b&w line drawings, figures, b&w photographs
    Stenhouse Publishers
    Imprint name
    Stenhouse Publishers
    Publication date
    31 May 2007
    Publication City/Country
    York, Maine
    Author Information
    Anne Goudvis has been a classroom teacher, staff developer, and adjunct professor of reading and social studies. For the past ten years, she has worked at the Denver-based Public Education and Business Coalition as a staff developer and co-director of the Library Power project, a national initiative to improve teaching and learning in libraries and classrooms.Stephanie Harvey has spent the past thirty years teaching and learning about reading and writing. She received her B.A. from the University of Denver and her M.A. from the University of Colorado. Additionally, Stephanie serves as a consultant to National Geographic School Publishing on the Reading and Writing Workshops, an intermediate-grade comprehension resource for information literacy.
    Table of contents
    List of Strategy Lessons; Foreword by Donald Graves; Acknowledgments; Introduction to the Second Edition; Part I: The Foundation of Meaning; Reading is Thinking; Reading is Strategic; Effective Comprehension Instruction: Teaching, Tone, and Assessment; Tools for Active Literacy: The Nuts and Bolts of Comprehension Instruction; Text Matters: Choice Makes a Difference; Part II: Strategy Lessons; Monitoring Comprehension: The Inner Conversation; Activating and Connecting to Background Knowledge: A Bridge from the New to the Known; Questioning: The Strategy That Propels Readers Forward; Visualizing and Inferring: Making What's Implicit Explicit; Determining Importance in Text: The Nonfiction Connection; Summarizing and Synthesizing Information: The Evolution of Thought; Part III: Comprehension Across the Curriculum; Content Literacy: Reading for Understanding in Social Studies and Science; Topic Studies: A Framework for Research and Exploration; Reading to Understand Textbooks; The Genre of Test Reading; Afterword; Part IV: Resources That Support Strategy Instruction; Appendixes Great Books for Teaching Content in History, Social Studies, Science, Music, Art, and Literacy; Magazines, Newspapers, and Websites; Professional Journals for Selection of Children's Books; Assessment Interview with Fourth Graders; Anchor Charts for the Comprehension Strategies; References: Children's Books; References: Professional References & Adult Resources; Index