Comprehension Connections is the bestselling resource that teachers love! Tanny McGregor uses real-life objects in surprising ways to make abstract. Comprehension Connections has ratings and 51 reviews. Fortunately Tanny McGregor has developed visual, tangible, everyday lessons that make. Fortunately Tanny McGregor has developed visual, tangible, everyday lessons Comprehension Connections is a guide to developing children’s ability to fully.
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Comprehension Connections: Bridges to Strategic Reading
Refers to connections made between the text and the reader’s personal experience. A reading coach told us Comprehension Connections in her top five of must have books; me too! Fortunately Mcgeegor McGregor has developed visual, tangible, everyday lessons that make fanny thinking concrete and that can help every child in your classroom make more effective use of reading comprehension strategies.
I’m looking forward to implementing some of the mcgrdgor ideas this book has to offer in my classroom this year.
I highly recommend this book to all of my reading-teacher friends! When your child understands this concept you can use the template below to add more target circles. Alexis rated it really liked it Aug 22, The only reason I gave it 4 stars instead of 5 is I thought the book could have been more developed before it went to press.
I know it sounds crazy but the ideas are actually quite clever, and I comprehensioh see how they would be helpful to students. From using concrete, hands-on activities to reading wordless books, students learn more about what good readers do to comprehend text. Jul 04, Tenille Shade rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is a great vocabulary AND comprehension activity!
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: Sarah tany it really liked it Jan 10, Lauren Matlach rated it it was amazing Jan 02, I can’t comprehensiom to try some of these ideas with my English Language Learners.
These boxes hold their favorite books that they can read mcgregod writing samples they want to share when special visitors come to our classroom. I enjoyed reading it but I think it took on a lot more meaning and practical use after being able to discuss it. As you can tell I love this book and tell the teachers I work with I would replace this book if someone “borrowed” it from me.
This is a great book for practical tips for educators and parents as we help our children learn to THINK while they read.
Fortunately Tanny McGregor has developed visual, tangible, everyday lessons that make abstract thinking concrete and that can mcgregorr every child in your classroom make more effective use of reading comprehension strategies. I liked the examples of text to use with concepts i. Then come lessons for each metacognitive strategy, tips for using wordless picture books to enhance lessons, and examples of anchor charts that keep students focused on strategies across the year.
The anchor or wall charts are included as pictures, most of the high-interest lesson activities have multiple options for a lesson and analogy. Coomprehension see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Tiffani Worsham rated it really liked it Feb 02, Using the above template, have students draw or write words in the middle circle to show what they are thinking. Jun 15, Massanutten Regional Library rated it it was amazing Shelves: Students can draw pictures or write words to show their connections with text.
Every once in a while that teacher will return those materials and my kids say, “We’ve been looking all over the room for that! When I am reading the “text” a red card in placed in the red salad bowl.
Be the first to ask a question about Comprehension Connections. We usually reach the conclusion that Miss Appel has a lot of unnecessary items in her purse that she carries around Feb 01, Kate Conley rated it it was amazing. Comprehension Connections has a constellation of qualities that makes it a perfect choice for a professional book club book, especially a first book club of the year. Aug 11, Lou Broughton rated it it was amazing Shelves: Inferring, questioning, determining importance.
Once a question is generated, students write down what they know in their brain schema and what they know from the book evidence. Give them time to share this mental image with a buddy and talk about it. Children take pride in taking care of their “Me Box” and are excited when they can take them home at the end of the school year.
Excellent book to bring metacognitive strategies to life through concrete visual representations. The same applies to the “synthesis” chapter. The above equation can be used with students in your classroom. Trivia About Comprehension Con Sep 12, Shamzgirl rated it it was amazing Shelves: There were so many hands-on activities, but it would have been nice if there were also strategies to use with older students.
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To ask other readers questions about Comprehension Connectionsplease sign comprebension. Adapting Mental Images As we read and listen to stories and poems, are mental images can change. This is probably my all time favorite teacher book ever! Write these words in order they are located in the book under “Story Chain”.