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Adventures in Nonfiction: A Guided Inquiry Journey
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Students are guided through an informal exploration of nonfiction texts and child-oriented Websites, learning browsing and skimming techniques for the purpose of gathering interesting information.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Provider Set:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
10/05/2018
Building Reading Comprehension Through Think-Alouds
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Students learn components of think-alouds and type-of-text interactions through teacher modeling. In the process, students develop the ability to use think-alouds to aid in reading comprehension tasks.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Provider Set:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
10/05/2018
CSR: A Reading Comprehension Strategy
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This Module outlines Collaborative Strategic Reading (CSR), a strategy for helping students to improve their reading comprehension skills. In CSR, students work together in small groups to apply comprehension strategies as they read text from a content area, such as social studies or science (est. completion time: 1 hour).

Subject:
Education
Language Education (ESL)
English Language Arts
Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
Vanderbilt University
Provider Set:
IRIS Center
Date Added:
09/27/2018
Catching the Bug for Reading Through Interactive Read-Alouds
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Students learn about story structure, new vocabulary, and a variety of reading strategies by participating in an interactive read-aloud of "Miss Bindergarten Stays Home From Kindergarten" by Joseph Slate.

Subject:
Arts Education
Education
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Provider Set:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
10/05/2018
DLC ELA5: Unit 1 - Strategies for Identifying Unknown Words
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The purpose of the video lesson is to review effective strategies for identifying unknown words. The accompanying handout provides a list of word attack strategies for helping with determining the meaning of unfamiliar words.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Sun West Distance Learning Centre (DLC)
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
10/08/2019
DLC ELA5: Unit 2 - Evaluating and Using Strategies Together
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The purpose of the video lesson is to explore the reading strategy of evaluating and brings all of the reading strategies together.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Sun West Distance Learning Centre (DLC)
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
10/08/2019
DLC ELA5: Unit 2 - Introduction to Reading Strategies
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The purpose of the video lesson is to outline effective reading strategies that good readers use. They include: predicting, making connections, visualizing, monitoring your own comprehension, determining importance, making inferences, questioning, summarizing and synthesizing.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Sun West Distance Learning Centre (DLC)
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
10/08/2019
DLC ELA5: Unit 2 - Making Connections
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The purpose of the video lesson is to review the making connections reading strategies, including text-to-self , text-to-text, text-to-world connections.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Sun West Distance Learning Centre (DLC)
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
10/08/2019
DLC ELA5: Unit 2 - Making Inferences
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The purpose of the video lesson is to explore the reading strategy of making inferences. The accompanying handouts (1)give scenarios that students make inferences from and (2)has students identify details or facts from the reading and the inferences that can be made from the detail or fact.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Sun West Distance Learning Centre (DLC)
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
10/08/2019
DLC ELA5: Unit 2 - Monitoring Comprehension
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The purpose of the video lesson is to explore the strategies for monitoring comprehension. The accompanying handout provides a "Fix-Up Strategies Bookmark".

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Sun West Distance Learning Centre (DLC)
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
10/08/2019
DLC ELA5: Unit 2 - Predicting Strategies
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The purpose of the video lesson is to outline effective techniques for making predictions while you read. Predicting strategies include:
-First Lines
-Anticipation Guide
-DRTA (Directed Reading Thinking Activity)

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Sun West Distance Learning Centre (DLC)
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
10/08/2019
DLC ELA5: Unit 2 - Questioning
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The purpose of the video lesson is to explore the reading strategy of questioning. It outlines the types of questions ("in the book questions": right there, think-search-find and "in my head questions": author and me, on my own). The accompanying handouts outline the types of questions and before-during-after questions/prompts.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Sun West Distance Learning Centre (DLC)
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
10/08/2019
DLC ELA5: Unit 2 - Summarizing
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The purpose of the video lesson is to explore the reading strategy of summarizing. It gives the rules for summarizing that students can follow. The accompanying handout requires students to practice summarizing with the "Sum It Up" strategy and can be used with any text.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Sun West Distance Learning Centre (DLC)
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
10/08/2019
DLC ELA5: Unit 2 - Synthesizing
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The purpose of the video lesson is to explore the reading strategy of synthesizing. The accompanying handout has students practice the strategy of synthesizing.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Sun West Distance Learning Centre (DLC)
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
10/08/2019
DLC ELA5: Unit 2 - Visualization Strategy
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The purpose of the video lesson is to explore the reading strategy of visualization. The accompanying handout outlines the strategy and gives the opportunity for students to practice.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Sun West Distance Learning Centre (DLC)
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
10/08/2019
DLC ELA6: Unit 2 - Introduction to Reading Strategies
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The purpose of the video lesson is to outline effective reading strategies that good readers use. They include: predicting, making connections, visualizing, monitoring your own comprehension, determining importance, making inferences, questioning, summarizing and synthesizing. The accompanying handout is a survey in which students reflect on their use of the reading strategies.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Sun West Distance Learning Centre (DLC)
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
10/16/2019