Empower your students to skillfully analyze and respond in writing to any comprehension question!
Helping students comprehend what they read is a challenging goal, but even more daunting is teaching students to answer comprehension questions in writing. Based on the author's interactions with her students, this innovative text presents a five-step method that has proven not only to help students improve their literacy skills for standardized tests but also, and more important, to help them respond to what they read in your classroom and beyond.
This resource presents a process that requires only two 30-minute sessions per week and can be used across content areas and grade levels. Using the built-in scaffolding, students quickly learn how to dismantle even the most challenging comprehension questions and respond to them in clear, sophisticated paragraphs. Numerous rubrics are included, empowering students to:
- Analyze and respond effectively in writing to comprehension questions
- Develop and enhance critical vocabulary skills
- Learn to assess their own work
- Recognize what constitutes powerful writing
Enhance your students' ability and confidence to skillfully analyze and respond in writing to any comprehension question!