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Vocabulary exercises: Word
Parts - Learn to understand Greek roots and Latin roots, not just definitions.
for Rodman Philbrick's Freak the Mighty, selected
chapters. Vocabulary, conflict, signal word, character
description exercises and more.
Ideas and exercises for improving fluency and comprehension.
Includes PDF files of exercises ready to print and use
What's the Big Idea?
Categorizing words by concepts (identifying Main Idea)
Stone Fox Comprehension
Chapter-by-chapter comprehension exercises to be used
while reading Gardiner's Stone Fox (first half).
comprehension exercises for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's
Stone (samples from the Harry Potter Comprehension
Signal Words -- a
list and exercises
Examples and non-examples
higher-level vocabulary comprehension
Video Guide: Glory
18 questions for students to answer as they watch the
Lowering the Language Barriers
in Middle and Secondary Content Areas by Susan Jones,
Guidelines and Strategies.
Book Reviews: Literature
with "emerging" readers in mind
Looking More Closely at High-Interest,
Low-Level Texts: Do They Support Comprehension? This
article has a fair amount of undefined educational jargon
in it, but brings up excellent points about the complexity
of choosing good books for our students.
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