Students Learn Key Comprehension Skills and Reading Strategies.
This six-level program gives students explicit instruction and practice in mastering key comprehension skills and reading strategies they need to understand written text.
Direct instruction for each comprehension skill is provided, immediately followed by opportunities for students to apply and transfer the skills in a meaningful context.
And the Plus in Comprehension Plus stands for study skills - so students also gain invaluable skills to help them improve standardized test scores.
With Comprehension Plus, you can:
+Introduce students to comprehension skills and strategies they need to understand text.
+Provide high-interest reading passages written at grade-level difficulty.
+Motivate students to practice and apply skills in meaningful ways.
+Enhance retention of skills through skill reviews and maintenance.
The Student Editions:
+Introduce the focus comprehension skill in easy-to-understand terms.
+Guide students through understanding and applying the focus skill.
+Pull readers into high-interest passages and keeps them reading.
+Check students' understanding of the reading passage.
+Provide the opportunity to practice skills through a variety of activities.
+Prompt students to use context clues to derive the meaning of new words.
+Connect the lesson topic and comprehension skill to a writing activity.
The Teacher's Guides:
+Build a lesson around the targeted comprehension skill.
+Include carefully sequenced instruction of the focus skill in each lesson plus review and maintenance of previously taught skills.
+Provide helpful teaching tips.
+Drive instruction with step-by-step mini-lessons.
+Reinforce the reading-writing connection.
+Help assess student progress in comprehending the text.
+Support students' diverse needs with a variety of activities.