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

Comprehension Connections

Excited about using this book as a jumping off point this year! This is the most frequent issue that my students have, and it needs a more strategic approach than the one described here. Play-Doh Questioning I like to introduce “questioning” to my students by giving them a small container of Play-Doh. Jul 04, Tenille Shade rated it it was amazing Shelves: Theodora rated it it was amazing Jan 02, It provides children with different ways to read with their families.

There were so many hands-on activities, but it would have been nice if there were also strategies to use with older students.

I can’t wait to try some of these ideas with my English Language Learners.

We write these down on our “Q” Chart to illustrate some of our strategies for reading comprehension! Each time their thinking changes, it’s written or drawn in the next ring. There are three main types of connections we can make during reading: Jun 21, Beth Bell rated it it was amazing.

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Comprehension Connections by Tanny McGregor was a turning point in my strategy teaching. Not my favorite book. Children make personal connections with the text by using their schema.

Comprehension Connections by Tanny McGregor. Bridges to Strategic

Metacognition Diagram Like the “reading salad,” the Metacognition Diagram is another way to explain metacognition. Independent and Buddy Reading Poster Template One of the first activities at the beginning of the school year is teaching children how to read independently and read with a buddy.

This target only has two circles in which I like to use when I am first teaching this strategy. Help them make connections to the connectios behind reading and watch as your readers go deeper into texts than ever before.

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Children take pride in taking care of their “Me Box” and are excited when they can take them home at the end of the school year. On the first day of school I share with my students my favorite word, “metacognition”. Lauren Matlach rated it it was amazing Jan 02, Schema helps students understand the strategies for reading comprehension!

Sean rated it really liked it Aug 23, Help them make connections to the ideas behind reading and watch as your readers go deeper into texts than ever before. The concrete ways that it explains reading strategies makes it so easy for children to understand. It gave me different ideas to use and helped me to see things from a students perspective.


For example, one student said the person must have a lot of wild animals in their home inference because there are so many holes all over it evidence. I am very impressed with Tanny’s books.

Aug 03, Jennifer rated it really liked it Shelves: This strategy involves readers asking themselves questions throughout the reading of text. Miss Appel’s Schema Tanny demonstrates a great way to explain “schema” to young children When reading a book, I have two students stand on either side of me, each holding a green and red bowl.

A reading coach told us Comprehension Connections in her top five of must have books; me too!

Each time you find something compelling; a photo, a page of a magazine, a piece of fabric This continues until I mcbregor finished reading.

Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. McGregor’s approach sequences stages of learning for each strategy that take students from a fun object lesson to a nuanced and lasting understanding.

They can complete five-in-a-row or they may want to complete the whole chart.

These resources are based upon many of the comprehension books that we recommend for parents and teachers. The ideas are incredible and easy to