March 13, 2015

New Words in New Texts

Talking points for a conversation between teachers and middle-school students about new vocabulary in complex texts.

March 13, 2015

Comprehension Guides from Reading Partners

Reading Partners has developed comprehension guides to accompany texts that they use in their tutoring sessions. Some of the texts they use includes TextProject’s SummerReads and FYI for Kids. Reading Partners has given TextProject permission to share the guides with classroom teachers. Each guides includes directions that introduces the skill and an example for students and teachers to practice the skill. Use the guides as an introduction to learn a particular comprehension skill, or as a means to guide discussion about a text.

March 13, 2015

Increase Engagement

Engagement in reading is essential if students are to become proficient and lifelong readers.

Download: TTT-Increase-engagement