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teaching comprehension
Mon Jun 1, 2015 15:10

I'll introduce the whole-to-part model of reading comprehension in Week #3 and show you a more systematic approach to identifying needs and teaching reading comprehension.

  • Assessing Comprehension - brawleyeo, Fri May 29 17:00
    Last semester I worked with students with dyslexia and comprehension was also an issue for them, as they would focus on decoding certain words and lose focus on the meaning of what they were reading. ... more
    • teaching comprehension - koppenhaverd, Mon Jun 1 15:10
    • types of questions - catheyt, Sat May 30 20:22
      The types of questions used to assess comprehension is absolutely important. Asking questions that are different higher order thinking is a good way to assess the depth of a students understanding.... more
      • Types of questions - brawleyeo, Sat May 30 20:52
        I agree. What other ways could you assess comprehension without focusing so much on those higher order questions, so they would they're better able to answer them in the future?
    • Reading Comprehension Assessment Reply - Kelsie Fender, Fri May 29 17:27
      I hadn't thought of how this would also affect children with dyslexia. I like your idea of using thought provoking questions that wouldn't allow students to just copy answers from the text. I have... more
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