RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Ashley Montgomery
Re: Reading Comprehension
Wed Nov 30, 2011 16:55
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I think I will continue using the manipulatives for the rest of the school year. It worked out really well, so I would like to try it with all of my students. I have a couple of boys who are really struggling. A few weeks of using them manipulatives might really make a big difference in their retell.

  • Reading Comprehension - beasleylm, Wed Nov 30 07:30
    Great presentation! I really liked the strategies that you all used and the books you used to help your students better comprehend. I think the manipulatives are a great way to help students of any... more
    • Re: Reading Comprehension - Ashley Montgomery, Wed Nov 30 16:55
      • puppets? - koppenhaverd, Sun Dec 4 17:10
        Rob Tierney did an interesting comp study with figures of characters, including one for the kid retelling the story. The kids would manipulate the characters and themselves (to show where they were... more
        • Re: puppets? - Ashley Montgomery, Tue Dec 6 14:55
          I think that puppets would be a really great idea to use for retell. We thought about using something like that but I didn't have any small puppets, I had no money to buy any, and just no time to... more
          • puppets - Amanda Solesbee, Wed Dec 7 23:34
            Puppets are a great idea!! I have used that in the past- I had a grade mom make them for me- or sometimes she pulled the kids and made them during class as a station while I did my small group... more
            • Re: puppets - whitney fisher, Mon Dec 12 14:19
              That's a great idea. I get so closed minded and I need to open up and be creative! I can see students love being able to act out scenes with the puppets. For older students, I have had them do... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011