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I’ve always said that the most learning occurs when students are having fun. This is an excellent teacher resource for teaching “big idea” reading strategies such as using metacognition, schema, visualizing, and questioning using a variety of modes of learning.

Comprehension Connections by Tanny McGregor.

It’s not possible to remember everything that we read Comprehension Connections makes the comprehension process achievable, accessible, and incremental.

The above template demonstrates how we linked Miss Appel’s tools to “Metacognition Tools”. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

I read the first book in one sitting, “Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride” without sharing the colorful, funny illustrations We end by talking about the contents in my purse that are “just there”.

Comprehension Connections

My favorite way is by borrowing an electronic keyboard synthesizer mcrgegor the music teacher. Aug 03, Jennifer rated it really liked it Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet.

Beth Evans rated it it was amazing Mar 21, Concrete and refreshing bridges to teaching children how to think about their own thinking. These boxes hold their favorite books that they can read and writing samples they want to share when special visitors come to our classroom.


The concept of interconnecting neurons is important for any book about teaching. If you haven’t read it already, we highly recommend that you do!

Paperback In Stock Connecfions Price: Molly rated it it was amazing Sep 15, Eric Busse rated it really liked it Jan 06, Inferring, questioning, determining importance. Once they are finished, have them draw or write words in the right-hand column to show how their mental images changed after having a conversation with someone.

Comprehension Connections: Bridges to Strategic Reading

Imagine a professional learning community where you could sit in as…. Children take pride in taking care of their “Me Box” and are excited when they can tajny them home at the end of the school year.

Rather, we need to learn how to determine what’s important and what’s not important.

Students can draw pictures or write words to show their connections with text. Help them make connections to the ideas behind reading and watch as your readers go deeper into texts than ever before. This continues until I am finished reading. Comprehenion night students take home these folders to share with their families to retell and share what we read in class. Synthesizing Target The nesting dolls can demonstrate how sometimes our thinking can change when we are reading.

Comprehension Connections: Bridges to Strategic Reading by Tanny McGregor

Want to Read saving…. Comprwhension is especially great for districts implementing the Literacy by Design reading series. I used this book for several of my daily comprehension lessons.


As I presented those lessons, I began using Level E, F, and G books so that students would be able to focus on the process. Jun 15, Massanutten Regional Library rated it it was amazing Shelves: Inference Chart This old discolored t-shirt with many holes and paint mmcgregor is a great way to help students infer and support with evidence. When reading a book, I have two students connectionw on either side cobnections me, each holding a green and red bowl.

This was our summer book club book at school. Trivia About Comprehension Con They know that sometimes their thinking is a bunch of small comprenension that form bigger thoughts.

The thinker is encouraged to “yell out” their thinking as the other student is reading the book. We usually reach the conclusion that Miss Appel has a lot of unnecessary items in her purse that she carries around To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

My Images This is a great tool for encouraging students to talk about their mental images with a buddy.

This one is a keeper. Savannah Weaver rated it it was amazing Aug 18, Books by Tanny McGregor.