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Session Content

Introduction to the workshop

Let’s get started! – Handout


Workshop Overview


Yearlong Vision

Dissect the anchor standards for comprehension strategies


Launch the strategies & then spiral instruction


Comprehension Introductions

Strategy #1: Define the strategy verbally and visually


Strategy #2: Reveal a real-world experience


Strategy # 3: Model your Thinking Voice via a Read Aloud


Strategies # 4, 5, & 6: Sing the comprehension song, reveal the hand signals, use a movie clip


Use visual triggers


Strategy # 7: Grow a yearlong bulletin board


The Rest of the Year

Provide explicit strategy instruction


Retell and Summarize

Recall details in chunks


Recall details


Retell details


Summarize text


Identify characteristics of text structures


Track across a text


Determine the Main Idea

Discern topic & main idea and explicit & implicit ideas


Determine and use details to infer main idea


Identify revelations and life lessons/theme


Use visual triggers


Visualize Author Ideas

Compare, root, & juggle visualizations


Edit visualizations


“See” evolving story elements


Question Author Choices

Generate, question, & evaluate the argument


Connect Within & Among Texts

Connect and compare the text


Compare texts & fact v. fiction


Synthesize Within & Among Texts

Recognize, generate, & present a synthesis


Conclusion - Wrap-up

Wrap-up