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Reading strategies and how to teach them: Asking questions
Too often “teaching” reading comprehension often involves students reading a text and answering a set of questions about it. It should be the other way around – to be a proficient reader, students need to ask questions. Here’s how to teach your students to ask questions.
Reading strategies and how to teach them: Drawing inferences
Familiar with the phrase “reading between the lines”? Drawing inferences from the text is like reading between the lines – it’s looking for the meaning that isn’t written down word-by-word. Here are some ways you can help students develop this important reading strategy.
Reading strategies and how to teach them: Making connections
Making connections is a reading strategy that helps students find meaning in a text by connecting it to their own life. It's particularly important for English language learners. Here are some ways to teach students to make connections in their reading.