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Teaching Strategies and Examples

Before Reading

  1. Set comprehension objectives
  2. Preteach difficult to read words
  3. Preview text and prime background knowledge
  4. Chunk text into manageable segments

During Reading

  1. Identify text structure elements
  2. Answer literal, inferential, and evaluative questions
  3. Retell stories or main ideas of informational text

After Reading

  1. Strategic Integration
  2. Judicious Review
  3. Formal and Informal Assessment