RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Ruth Ann Timmons
seeing comprehension
Wed Nov 30, 2011 12:13

Wow, you are right. Even without formally assessing comprehension, it sounds like your students gave a great deal of both verbal and visual cues that indicated they were in fact understanding what they were reading.

  • Reply to Ruth Ann - atkinssh, Wed Nov 30 00:15
    I was able to notice some improvement with comprehension with both groups of my students after Readers' Theater. Students had six opportunities to practice the text, reading silently, as well as... more
    • seeing comprehension - Ruth Ann Timmons, Wed Nov 30 12:13
      • Reply to Ruth Ann - beasleycm, Sat Dec 3 11:14
        I saw improvement in comprehension after each strategy was used. However, it improved the most after reader's theater. Students were able to explain questioning more than what they had previously... more
        • Re: Reply to Ruth Ann - Ruth Ann Timmons, Tue Dec 6 16:47
          Sounds like another reason why reader's theater is a strategy worth implementing.
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RE 5040 Fall 2011