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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Internationally-known teacher and conference speaker Tanny McGregor brings nearly 30 years of professional experience to her popular sessions. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Concrete and refreshing bridges to teaching children how to think about their own thinking. Comprehension Connections by Tanny McGregor. This ability can be an indication that a reader understands the text. Click here to see a demonstration of the Reading Salad lesson by a real teacher.

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.

Comprehension Connections: Bridges to Strategic Reading

Thanks for telling us comprehhension the problem. We didn’t see him take it and he didn’t ask to borrow it Aug 26, Natalie rated it it was amazing. May 28, Rachel Turner rated it really liked it. It was such an easy way to introduce those processing skills, that by the time it came for students to transfer what they had learned to their on-grade-level reading, it was a successful process for a lot of bg students.

This is probably my all time favorite teacher book ever! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


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The above equation can be mfgregor with students in your classroom. 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. Once one child shares, another one is likely to follow. Share your thoughts with other customers. When they are finished, I encourage them to share their connection with a buddy.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This book provides concrete and creative ways to teaching six thinking skills: Set up a giveaway. Griffin probably has it in his room. We end by talking about the contents in my purse that are “just there”.

Your initial response is written in the center of the spiral and curls around as your thinking changes.

The question, “Who Wears this Shirt? Be sure to check back often for updates to our Strategies for Reading Comprehension Page. Under “Story Prediction,” have them write words or draw pictures to describe the connection.

Before reading, pick a handful of words that children will encounter. The book really inspires me to put more thoughts into the classroom.

After a few days, I break down and tell them it means to “think” and “read” at the same time. Jul 10, Ashley Eivins rated it it was amazing.

This strategy involves the ability of readers to make mental images of a text as a way to understand processes or events they encounter during reading. Hit the Books One of our favorite exercises in teaching young children to comprehrnsion connections is browsing and selecting five books that they’ve never read and would likely never select. My favorite way is by borrowing an electronic keyboard synthesizer from the music teacher.


I highly recommend this book to all of my reading-teacher friends! May 16, Shari rated it connectioons liked it Shelves: Jan 11, Angela rated it it was amazing. Her lessons build bridges between the concrete and the abstract by incorporating writing, discussion, song, art, and movement into a web of creative connections that reinforce each strategy on a variety of levels.

Synthesizing Spiral Tanny gives the example in her book of using a spiral to demonstrate how your thinking can change when you are reading.

Lint rollers pick up stuff that comes in contact with it, because it’s sticky in much the same way that our brains “pick up stuff”.

Strategies for Reading Comprehension

What can we learn about reading from this text? Many students struggle to understand what it is they are supposed to do as they learn to read strategically. Karen rated it it was amazing Dec 19, This is a really helpful book. My appreciation reading text comes down to how well the new ideas are articulated and how painless the review is. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

Help them make connections to the ideas behind reading and watch as your readers go deeper into texts than ever before. This continues until all of the words have been “connected”.