Comprehension Connections is the bestselling resource that teachers love! Tanny McGregor uses real-life objects in surprising ways to make abstract. Comprehension Connections has ratings and 51 reviews. Fortunately Tanny McGregor has developed visual, tangible, everyday lessons that make. Fortunately Tanny McGregor has developed visual, tangible, everyday lessons Comprehension Connections is a guide to developing children’s ability to fully.

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These templates can be enlarged at Kinko’s. The six thinking skills in this book are the exact same ones in Literacy by Design. For example, if the topic is “The Solar System” and the child knows the moon is white, they would write that in the “M” box. I tell my students that after the book is finished, they will create a portrait of how they picture Mercy to look.

These bolts connect to the handle to make it stay attached to the wood”. It is a great reference to learn about the strategies for reading comprehension!

Comprehension, Language Arts, Reading. They help readers weave creative, sensory threads into a tapestry of understanding by taking them from a fun introductory object lesson to an immersive experience. Schema helps students understand the strategies for reading comprehension!


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This book will certainly support your teaching of strategies for reading comprehension. I also found it helpful when explaining the strategies to parents via my classroom newsletter. conprehension

Not my favorite book. When they are at their seats I tell them to “construct something”. Then come lessons for each metacognitive strategy, tips for using wordless picture books to enhance lessons, and examples of anchor charts that keep students focused on strategies across the year. Miley Cyrus The Luckiest. She can get 2nd graders to converse intelligently about such abstract concepts as schema, inferring, synthesizing, etc. Reading Between the Compprehension Inferring is very much like making a prediction, however inferring must be supported with evidence.

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Comprehension Connections: Bridges to Strategic Reading

Thanks for telling us about the problem. The strategies described in this book are not merely reading strategies; they are thinking strategies. Feb 01, Kate Conley rated it it was amazing.

But get a sense of what the book is about Magazine Clippings Thinkers use every clue available to make sense of their world. Karen rated it it was amazing Dec 19, So, in light of my concern expressed in my earlier blog that we’re making kids work too hard by keeping ideas and information abstract, is this find serendipitous or what? Books by Tanny McGregor. Each lesson links to concrete experiences and items–great way to break it down for the kids. Story Impression Help children make connections between words while making predictions about the text.


We realized that the tools in Miss Appel’s kit were very similar to the “tools” we use when we are reading.

Comprehension Connections by Tanny McGregor

Play-Doh Questioning I like to introduce “questioning” to my students by giving them a small container of Play-Doh. Last year as a literacy coach I began using Tanny McGregor’s book Comprehension Connections, which teaches students about metacognition.

Theodora rated it it was amazing Jan 02, Sean rated it really liked it Aug 23, Give them time to share this mental image with a buddy and talk about it. When they are finished, I encourage them to share their connection with a buddy.

Although there are many great comprehension resources tann there for parents and teachers, Steve and I have not been able to find a better one!