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50+ Books for Modeling Comprehension Strategies

This Reading Mama|50+ Texts for Modeling Comprehension Strategies|This is set of useful lists of books that can be used to teach different reading comprehension strategies, grouped by the strategy they can be used to teach. Since many of the books listed are picture books and illustrated stories, these lists may be helpful for teaching reading comprehension skills to ELLs.

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Reading Response Journals

Reading Response Journals are the perfect place for students to respond to novels that are read aloud in the classroom. This Reading Response Journal covers 10 different reading skills and strategies. There is a Divider Tab for each skill or strategy, each with a built in Anchor Chart. This resource also includes Mini Lessons to introduce each skill or strategy. These journals were designed for use with Literature Texts and intended for Upper Elementary classrooms.

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Books for Making Inferences and Predictions

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The Perfect Book to Teach Asking Questions! (Luckeyfrog's Lilypad)

Okay, I have a new favorite reading lesson-- my asking questions lesson! When I got a chance to work with Scholastic last spring, they gave us a bag of swag that any teacher would love, and it includ

This is a small sheet that I use with my kiddos whenever introducing a new story that we will be studying for a few days. The first day that introduce the story I always model a picture walk and think aloud. The kiddos then make predictions (on this document) based on what we saw and thought about the story. Then we fold them up and place them in a "Prediction Pail." After we read the story we quickly go through all of the predictions and see how close their thinking was to the actual story.