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Reading Comprehension Activities Kit: Ready-To-Use Techniques and Worksheets for Assessment and Instruction,9780876287897

Reading Comprehension Activities Kit: Ready-To-Use Techniques and Worksheets for Assessment and Instruction

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9780876287897

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0876287895
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Pub. Date:
11/1/1990
Publisher(s):
Pearson P T R
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Table of Contents

About the Reading Comprehension Activities Kit iii
What Is Reading Comprehension?
1(8)
Defining Reading Comprehension
2(2)
The Various Levels of Comprehension
4(3)
Textually Explicit (Literal or Factual) Comprehension
4(1)
Textually Implicit (Interpretive or Inferential) Comprehension
5(1)
Critical (Textually Implicit or Evaluative) Reading
5(1)
Scriptally Implicit (Schema Implicit, Creative, or Applied) Reading
6(1)
A Final Statement
7(2)
Assessing Comprehension Ability
9(60)
How Can the Assessment and Testing of Reading Skills Be Defined?
10(1)
General Strategies for Informal, Process-Oriented Ways of Assessing Reading Comprehension
10(1)
Informal Comprehension Assessment Devices
11(1)
Two Checklists for Assessing Comprehension Ability
11(8)
Second-Third Grade Checklist of Teacher Observation of a Child's Comprehension Skills
12(3)
Intermediate-Grade Checklist of Teacher Observation of a Child's Comprehension Skills
15(4)
Assessing Prior Knowledge
19(2)
Assessing Prior Knowledge Activity Sheet
21(2)
A Self-Monitoring Checklist of Reading Comprehension
23(2)
A Self-Monitoring Comprehension Rating Sheet
25(3)
Using a Comprehension Rating Scale
28(1)
Sample Comprehension Assessment Scale
29(3)
Quick Assessment Procedure for Instructional Reading Level
32(1)
The Individual Reading Inventory
33(7)
Using Group Reading Inventories
40(1)
A Sample Group Reading Inventory
41(2)
Using the Cloze Procedure to Assess Comprehension Ability
43(1)
Sample Cloze Exercise at the Fifth-Grade Reading Level
44(4)
Using the Maze Technique for Assessing Comprehension Ability
48(1)
Sample Maze Technique at the Fourth-Grade Reading Level
49(4)
Standardized Comprehension Assessment Devices
52(1)
Standardized Survey Reading or Achievement Tests
53(2)
Criterion-Referenced Tests
55(1)
Standardized Individual and Group Diagnostic Reading Tests
56(2)
Standardized Process-Oriented Measures of Comprehension
58(2)
Sample Process-Oriented Test of Comprehension
60
Reproducible Devices and Activities in Section 2:
Second-Third Grade Checklist of Teacher Observation of a Child's Comprehension Skills
12(3)
Intermediate-Grade Checklist of Teacher Observation of a Child's Comprehension Skills
15(7)
Assessment of Prior Knowledge Activity Sheet (Intermediate-grade level)
22(2)
Self-Monitoring Checklist of Reading Comprehension (Upper-primary or intermediate-grade level)
24(2)
Self-Monitoring Comprehension Rating Sheet (approximately fifth-grade reading level)
26(4)
Comprehension Assessment Scale (approximately fourth-grade reading level)
30(12)
Example of a Group Reading Inventory Based on a Specific Chapter (Intermediate-grade level)
42(3)
Traditional Cloze Procedure (approximately fifth-grade level)
45(5)
Maze Technique (approximately fourth-grade level)
50(11)
Process-Oriented Measure of Comprehension Ability (Third-grade reading level)
61(8)
Vocabulary Knowledge and Comprehension
69(46)
Relation of Meaning Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension
70(2)
Some Aspects of Contemporary Teaching of Vocabulary
72(2)
Using Prior Knowledge for Vocabulary Development
74(5)
Using the Vocabulary Overview Guide
75(1)
Sample Vocabulary Overview Guide
76(3)
Assessing Meaning Vocabulary Ability
79(12)
Standardized Devices
80(2)
Informal Devices
82(1)
Sample of an Informal Context Assessment Sheet
83(3)
Sample of Another Informal Context Assessment Sheet
86(5)
Strategies for Improving Vocabulary Knowledge
91(21)
Types of Context Clues
92(1)
A Sample Activity Sheet Using the Context Method
93(5)
Semantic Maps (Webs)
98(2)
Semantic Feature Analysis
100(1)
Sample Feature Analysis Grid at Approximately the Sixth-Grade Level
100(2)
Semantic Association
102(1)
Motor Imagery
103(2)
Association Method
105(2)
The Predict-o-Gram
107(1)
Semantic Categories
108(3)
Word Connection Procedure
111(1)
Very Brief List of Materials, Games, and Computer Software That Can Be Used for Vocabulary Development
112
Reproducible Devices and Activities in Section 3:
Vocabulary Overview Guide (``Types of Blood Cells'') (Upper grade level)
78(6)
Informal Context Assessment Sheet (approximately sixth-grade reading level)
84(4)
Informal Context Assessment Sheet (approximately third-grade reading level)
88(6)
Activity Sheet Using the Context Method (approximately fifth-grade reading level)
94(7)
Sample Feature Analysis Grid (approximately sixth-grade level)
101(5)
Activity Sheet for Improving Competency in the Use of Synonyms for Vocabulary Development (approximately fourth-grade reading level)
106(4)
Activity Sheet Using Semantic Categories for Vocabulary Development (approximately sixth-grade reading level)
110(5)
Using Questioning Techniques To Improve Comprehension Ability
115(18)
The Levels of Comprehension and Examples of Comprehension Questions of Various Types or Levels
116(2)
Textually Explicit Questions (Literal, Factual, or Recall Questions)
116(1)
Textually Implicit Questions (Interpretive, Inferential, or Critical Questions)
116(1)
Scriptally Implicit Questions (Creative, Applied, Script Implicit, Schema Implicit, Integrative, or Assimilative Questions)
116(1)
Types of Comprehension Questions
117(1)
What Is a Question?
118(1)
The Importance of Using Questioning for Teaching Comprehension Instead of for Merely Assessing It
118(2)
Effective Questioning Before and During Reading
120(4)
Post-Reading Questions to Evaluate Comprehension Ability
124(2)
An Example of a Text Lookback Strategy Activity Sheet
126(2)
Several Final Considerations and Strategies for Using Questioning to Improve Comprehension Ability
128(2)
An Example of a Self-Monitoring Checklist
130
Reproducible Devices and Activities in Section 4:
Text Lookback Strategy Activity Sheet (approximately fifth-grade reading level)
127(4)
Self-Monitoring Checklist (middle-school level)
131(2)
Improving Comprehension Ability At The Emergent Literacy Level
133(60)
The Relation of Listening Comprehension to Subsequent Reading Comprehension
134(1)
Picture Interpretation as a Means of Developing Readiness for Reading Comprehension
135(1)
The Whole Language Approach Using Predictable Books, the Shared Book Experience, and the Patterned Language Approach
136(5)
Books with Predictable Language Patterns
139(2)
Strategies for Improving Comprehension Ability at the Emergent Literacy Level
141(48)
Wide Reading of Relevant Material
142(1)
The Language-Experience Approach
142(4)
Individualized Reading
146(1)
Questioning
147(1)
Prediction Strategies
147(5)
Directed Reading Activity
152(1)
The Guided Reading Procedure
153(1)
Directed Reading-Thinking Activity
154(1)
The Anticipation Guide
155(3)
Explicit Teaching of Reading Comprehension
158(5)
Sample Variations of the Cloze Procedure
163(3)
The Maze Technique
166(3)
Every-Pupil Response Techniques
169(1)
Sentence Comprehension
170(2)
Following and Carrying Out Directions
172(3)
Visual Imagery
175(4)
Retelling Techniques
179(1)
Text Lookbacks
179(1)
Rereading
179(1)
Metacognition for Monitoring Reading Comprehension
180(3)
Marks of Punctuation
183(1)
Semantic Maps
183(4)
Anaphoric Relationships
187(2)
Creative Activities to Improve Comprehension Ability
189
Reproducible Devices and Activities in Section 6:
Sample Activity Sheet Using the Prediction Strategy (approximately third-grade reading level)
150(7)
Sample Anticipation Guide (third-grade reading level)
157(4)
Sample Activity Sheet for the Explicit Teaching of the Reading Comprehension Skills of Determining Fact and Opinion (approximately third-grade reading level)
161(7)
Sample Cloze Procedure with Deleted Words at Bottom of Page (approximately second-grade reading level)
168(3)
Sample Directions for Improving Reading Comprehension (primary-grade comprehension ability)
171(2)
Activity Sheet for Reading and Following Directions (approximately second-grade reading level)
173(4)
Activity Sheet on Using Visual Imagery as an Aid to Reading Comprehension (approximately third-grade level)
177(5)
Sample Checklist for Metacognition of Reading Comprehension (upper primary-grade reading level)
182(3)
Sample Story Map (approximately third-grade reading level)
185(3)
Activity Sheet for Use of Antecedent Matching (approximately second-grade reading levels)
188(5)
Improving Comprehension Ability at The Middle-Upper Reading Levels
193(82)
Importance of Teaching Comprehension Skills at the Middle-Upper Reading Levels
194(4)
Strategies and Activity Sheets for Improving Comprehension Ability at the Middle and Upper Levels
198(56)
Wide Reading of Relevant Materials
198(1)
Using Prior Knowledge to Improve Comprehension Ability
199(4)
Pre-Reading Plan (PREP)
203(4)
Student-Generated Predictions Before and After Reading
207(1)
Questioning Strategies of Various Types Emphasizing Textually and Scriptally Implicit (Higher Level) Responses
208(6)
Using Metacognitive Strategies for Monitoring Reading Comprehension
214(6)
Story Grammars, Semantic Maps, and Graphic Organizers
220(5)
Directed Reading-Thinking Activity (DRTA)
225(1)
The Guided Reading Procedure
225(9)
Sentence Combining
234(3)
Survey Q3R
237(2)
A Metacognitive Study Strategy
239(1)
REAP Technique
240(1)
Selective Reading Guide-o-Rama
241(4)
The Herringbone Technique
245(4)
Paragraph Patterns of Organization
249(5)
Relationship Between Reading and Writing
254
Writing on a Daily Basis
254(1)
Summarization Skills
255(3)
Gist Procedure (Generating Interactions Between Schemata and Text)
258(7)
Guided Writing Procedure
265(5)
Author's Chair/Peer Conferencing
270(1)
Dialogue Journal
271(2)
ECOLA (Extending Concepts Through Language Activities)
273
Reproducible Devices and Activities in Section 6:
Sample Anticipation Guide (approximately sixth-grade reading level)
201(4)
Questionnaire-Inventory for Assessing Prior Knowledge (approximately fifth-grade reading level)
205(7)
Activity Sheet for Self-Questioning on Main Ideas (approximately sixth-grade reading level)
212(6)
Example of a Passage to Use with a Comprehension Rating Model (approximately fifth-grade reading level)
218(4)
Sample Semantic Map (approximately sixth-grade reading level)
222(5)
Example of the Guided Reading Procedure (approximately sixth-grade reading level)
227(8)
Activity Sheet on Sentence Combining (approximately fifth-grade reading level)
235(8)
Selective Guide-o-Rama (approximately sixth-grade reading level)
243(4)
Sample Herringbone Technique (approximately fourth-to-twelfth-grade reading level)
247(1)
Sample Completed Herringbone Technique (approximately sixth-grade level)
248(3)
Activity Sheet on Cause-Effect Relationships (approximately fifth-grade reading level)
251(5)
Activity Sheet for Selecting the Best Summary of a Passage (approximately fourth-grade reading level)
256(5)
Activity Sheet Using the Gist Procedure (approximately sixth-grade reading level)
261(7)
Activity Sheet on the Guided Writing Procedure (approximately sixth-grade reading level)
268(7)
7 Materials and Computer Software For Improving Reading Comprehension Ability
275(1)
Various Materials to Develop Reading Comprehension
275(7)
Materials to Build Content Area Comprehension
282(9)
Computer Software to Develop Reading Comprehension
291


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