PRE-READING STRATEGIES: 1. Concept Definition Mapping This strategy is the extension of knowing the dictionarydefined meaning of the word. It is ma ppings out of concepts words to help students better understand the meaning of a word as it pertains to a reading selection. The Southwest Educational Development Laboratory or SEDL is a nonprofit organization that does educational research to help improve teaching. Their mission is to solve significant problems facing educational systems and communities to ensure a quality education for all learners. Bu ild ing read ing prof iciency at the se condary level: a gu ide to resources. (2010). Retrieved from http: //www.sed ibin/mysql/bu ild ingread ing. cg i?showrecord=12&l=descr ipt ion 2. Word Splas h This is a strategy that provides a framework for obtaining the student¶s prior knowledge before reading a selection. It develops the student¶s prediction skills. VEL S provided other many reading strategies that was useful models to help when teaching reading. Vels leve l 4 ± teach ing read ing using t he four resources model: code breaking. (2009, Dece mber 16). Retrieved fro m tlearning/teachingresources/e nglish/literacy/strategies/4codebreaktsl4.htm#3 3. Reciprocal Teaching The use of predicting, questioning, clarifying, and summarizing is four strategies used to perform reciprocal teaching. Best when used as a small group activity. It is a way for students to interact with teacher about the selected reading. Buzzle is a great site that provides articles, newsletters, and just information to the general public about various topics. Rec iprocal teach ing strateg ies. (2010). Retrieved from m/articles/reciprocal-teaching-strategies.html 4. KWL KW L is the strategy that works for pre, during, and post reading. K is what the students kno w. I t focuses on the background

knowledge the student possess. W is what the students want to learn. It focuses on what the student e xpects to learn. L is what the student learned. KW L is an organizer that builds on scaffolding and support of the reader. This site was very informative. It gave an in depth explanation of the strategy as well as exa mples of the organizational chart. Study gu ides and strateg ies. (n.d.). Re trieved from m 5. Directed Reading-T hinki ng Acti vity This strategy can be used in pre, during, and post reading. In pre-reading the reader can survey the text to look for clues about the content they are about to read. This helps the reader make predictions and establish a purpose for reading. They can prove their prediction of the text as they read. Lifestyle is a great site that provides articles, newsletters, and just information to the general public about various topics such as shopping, parenting, and education. Hembree, D. (2008, December 23). Drta: a specif ic read ing strategy. Retrie ved from icle/1303423/drta_a_specif ic_r eading_strateg y.html

DURING READING STRATEGIES: 1. T HINK AL OUD This strategy is exactly what it is titled. Thinking aloud helps students to co me up with ideas to solving problems. By verbally stating the problem they so meho w link the information they have to be able to approach situations and come up with problem solving strategies. It is useful when targeting skills of reading This site was too plain but is focused on the Think Aloud strategy. It served as an instructional guide for how a teacher would imple ment this reading strategy. Reading strateg ies scaffo ld ing students' interact ion s with te xts. (n.d.). Retrieved from http:// 2. Questioni ng the Aut hor This reading strategy takes place during reading period when student begin to form questions for wh y the author writes what he wrote. Literacy Matters is a site focused on improving literacy development of studen ts in middle school. This site is geared to assist those students by first reaching out to teachers, parents, and the adolescent reader. Question ing strateg ies dur ing read ing. (2008). Retrieved from 3. Aniticipation Guide This reading strategy works on building co mprehension skills by using the reader ¶s prior knowledge and experiences to understand concepts read. The use of state men ts instead of questions is employed in this strategy. The state ments may not co me straight fro m the te xt but can be inferred this allows students to really read and think about the story. Just Read No w is a site based fro m Florida Standards. It is produced by project Beacon Learning Center which started in 1997 to give resources to teachers with the use of technology. Just Read now: ant icip itat ion / react ion guide. (n.d.). Retrieved fro m http://www. justreadno m/strategies/anticipate.htm 4. Selective Unde rlining Have you used a highlighter and noticed that most the te xt is colored on? Well selective underlining is the strategy used to

prevent the over highlighting of text. This strategy gets the readers to only underline main words or phrase s that may be the main idea of that reading. It is a very helpful strategy in which it helps readers focus and pay attention more on just th e essential parts needed. The Florida Comprehensive Assessme nt Test or FCAT is a site with valuable insight on various strategies and resources for teachers. Fcat express: se lect ive underlin ing. (2 009). Retrieved from m 5. Two-column Notes The two colu mn notes strategy works o n organizing the information. Students can identify the key concepts and the supporting details. This during reading strategy al so works on make most of what the reader interacts with the text. This is a site is made through a grant fro m Florida Department of Education it is titled For-PD. For-Pd produces monthly newsletters with information about reading strategies. For Pds reading strategy of the month. (2004, March). Retrieved fro m

POST READING STRATEGIES: 1. Question Answer Relations hip QAR is the strategy that concentrates on the relationship between the questions and answers. This strategy has 4 basic types of relationships. First the ³Right There´ type in which the answers are found in the text and the question is for med with similar words fro m answer. Second the ³Think and Search´ type in which the answers are found in the text, ho wever; the que stion is formatted with dissimilar words in the answer. Third is the ³Author and Me´ type which consists of an answer that is not in the text. Answer is found fro m what is read and what reader already knows. Fourth is the ³On My O wn´ type which the answer is found fro m within the reader ¶s opinions and experiences. I like this site because it was very straight forward with e xplaining the relationships between questions and answers. The site also provides various links for further description and practices of this strategy. Qar quest ion answer relat ionsh ip. (200 7, Nove meber 14). Retrieved fro m m/readingliterature/readingstra tegies/ m 2. T hree-Minute Pa use Three-minute pause is a strategy for st udents to just take a breather from their reading and collect their information obtained fro m reading. This will enable students to process ne w infor mation. Steps to perfor ming Three-Minute Pause is to first summarize keys ideas; next add their thoughts; and lastly pose clarifying questions. Reading Quest is an organization that provides tips and instructions for various reading strategies. Strateg ies for read ing comprehension t hree-minute pause. (n.d.). Retrieved from http:// ml 3. Fraye r Model This strategy for ead ing u ses vocabula ry build ing graph ic organizers. Students need to def ine th e vocabulary words as well as use the in formation to make e xamples. The informat ion they have is placed on visual chart wh ich is in 4 par ts. When using Frayer Model the entire class of small groups can be invo lved. This site is a resource for both teacher s and parents. It offers

strategies and a ctual documents that you can download and pr int for use in classroom. Classroom strateg ies frayer model. (20 08). Retrieved from 4. SQ3R This strategy helps readers to get a clear and organized picture of the information in what they read. The acronym SQ3R stands for survey, question, read, recall, and review. The stages should be done in Mind tools is a site that offers leadership skills, problem solving, decision making, project mana ge ment, practical creativity, time manage ment, stress manage ment , information skills, co mmunication and career skills. Sq3r increasing your retent ion of wr it ten informat io. (2010). Retrieved from http://www. min m/pages/article/newI m

5. Semantic Feature Anal ysis Semantic Feature Analysis makes connections of student¶s predictions and what is read. Comprehension and vocabulary skills are improved.Reading Rockets is a very resourceful site. Is a site for parents and educators. Their mission is to assist the one in five children who have difficulty reading in order to be successful in school and in their life. Reading rockets teach ing kids to read and helping tho se who struggle. (2010). Retrieved from mantic_feature_analysis

OTHERS POST Guided read ing. (n.d.). Retrieved fro m http://www.oe.k12. 2. 8 strategie for post read ing. (2008, De ce mber 9). Retrieved fro m m/doc/8764840/8-Strategies-for-Post-ReadingStudent-Sheet 3. Reading strateg ies. (n.d.). Retrieved fro m Manage ment/R_strategy.a sp 4.

DURING 1. Minskoff, E, & , D. (n.d.). Academ ic su ccess strateg ies for adolescents with learn ing d isab ilit ies and adhd. Retrieved from e/books/ minskoff6253/ m NAME OF ST RAT EGY: BRIEF DESCRIPT ION: WHY SELECT IED:

2. Strateg ies for teach ing students with b ehavioral d isorders. (2007, April 20). Retrieved from ml 3. Pressley, M. (2000). Comprehension in struction: what works. Retrieved from http://

4. Rubenstein, G. (2010). The New drill: t eaching educators ho w to improve read ing leve ls . Retrieved from w-drill 5. Self-mon itor ing strateg ies and vocabu lary games. (n.d.). Retrieved fro m http:// m/bro wse/lessonplan.jsp?id=201

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