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Using Picture Books to Teach Comprehension Strategies

Zimny, Joanne M. (Book - 2008 )
Using Picture Books to Teach Comprehension Strategies

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Includes 30 model lessons for teaching six comprehension strategies--visualizing, questioning, inferring, predicting, determining importance, and summarizing--using picture favorite picture books. Lessons are scaffolded to help move students to proficiency. Also includes: Recommended picture books for teaching each strategy. Graphic organizers and other engaging activities that reach all learners. Quick assessment tips and tools to assess students' growth.
Authors: Zimny, Joanne M.
Title: Using picture books to teach comprehension strategies
Publisher: New York :, Scholastic,, c2008.
Characteristics: 144 p. :,ill. ;,28 cm.
Notes: "30 lessons that teach students the six key comprehension strategies they need to actively engage with text and read for meaning"--Cover.
Contents: Visualizing
Questioning/seeking answers
Making inferences
Making predictions
Determining importance
Audience: For use with grades 2-5.
Local Note: 53
ISBN: 9780545053990
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