We know that kids need to read, read, read to become better readers. But how can you ensure kids are getting the most out of their independent reading books? How can you assess their progress as readers? The 50 interactive strategy sheets in this book are the answer. The engaging forms guide students to use reading strategies, to identify literary elements and think about how they work, and to understand the characteristics of various genres. Strategy sheets help students learn to: activate prior knowledge, make predictions, preview texts, visualize, retell, aske questions, sequence events, make connections, compare and contrast literary elements, identify cause and effect, make inferences, determine main idea and key details, build vocabulary, and more. Grades 4-8
The 50 interactive strategy sheets in this book help students use key reading strategies, including setting purposes for reading, making predictions, inferring information, identifying main ideas, and so much more. With sheets for fiction and nonfiction genres, this is just the resource teachers need to help their students become strategic, independent readers. For use with Grades 4-8.
Trained by Teach For America, Anina Robb has taught middle school students in Houston, New York City, and Virginia. She currently teaches sixth grade reading and writing workshop at Powhatan School in Boyce, Virginia. This is her first book for Scholastic.