Comprehension is the ultimate goal of any reading program. McGraw-Hill has put together this webinar to explain the techniques a teacher must use to help their students realize that goal. It is very useful to see how each element works together and to learn the rationale behind each piece of the puzzle.
With so many materials and teacher resources, you're sure to find the answer to whatever problem or question you may have about teaching text structure. Don't be phased by the 5th grade label in the title. The strategies and principles shared in these resources are useful for teachers of a wide range of grades.
If you want to know all the nitty-gritty about scientifically-based reading instruction, this is the book for you. You'll learn the history of the movement and details about many commonly held beliefs about reading instruction.
So what does it mean to be "scientifically based"? This PowerPoint presentation breaks down all of the required elements very clearly. The first part reviews a lot of information that teachers already know but the rest of the presentations shares lots of new, detailed information.
The beginning of this presentation is very data heavy but the rest of it provides a great deal of detailed information about how to reach students with behavioral needs. It would be great to use in a PLC or to use as the basis of a professional goal.
This document shares strategies in a format that's really quick and easy to understand. This resource is great if you're looking for something you can do immediately in your classroom. To go more in depth, be sure to check out the rest of the resources in this collection.