Category Archive: Comprehension and Collaboration Lessons Primary

Comprehension & Collaboration Lessons - Common Core CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.1 a b 2 3 Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about kindergarten, grade 1, 2 topics & texts with peers & adults in small & larger groups. Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions: listening to others & taking turns speaking about topics under discussion. Continue a conversation through multiple exchanges. 1.1 a b c 2 3 Confirm understanding of text read aloud or information presented orally or media by asking & answering questions about key details & requesting clarification. Ask questions to clear up confusion about topics. Ask & answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through media. Ask & answer questions about what a speaker says in order to gather additional information or clarify something. 2.1 a b c 2 3 gaining the floor in respectful ways, listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics. Build on others’ talk in conversations by linking comments. Ask for clarification & further explanation. Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally.

Reading Comprehension Strategies – Student Lesson and Online Activity

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 Reading Comprehension Strategies – Online video with a student lesson and student activities to improve their reading comprehension and to improve student’s ability to think and learn across the curriculum.  The following Common Core aligned strategies are covered: Prior Knowledge, Making Connections, Questioning, Visualizing, Inferring, Summarizing, Evaluating, Synthesizing, and Strategies Together. Click for Common Core …

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Reading Lessons: K-5

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 Reading Lessons – From Scholastic. Covering kindergarten through sixth grade. Thousands of free lesson plans, unit plans, discussion guides, and extension activities. Covers many Common Core standards. CCSS.ELA-Literacy English Language Arts Standards » Reading: Literature, Foundational Skills, Informational Text, Speaking and Listening, Language. Key Ideas and Details (Literature and Informational Text) Craft and Structure Integration …

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Reading Passages (K-8)

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 Reading Passages – Must register (free) to have access to passages. Covers reading levels kindergarten through eight grade.  The passages can be used for comprehension, fluency, or about any reading skill in the Common Core State Standards. Informational and literary texts. Organized by grade or lexile. The reading passages can be used with several ELA …

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Comprehension Units

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 Comprehension Units – These research-based units facilitate close reading, precise questioning based on evidence in the text, and focused discussion to enable comprehension of the entire text. Read-aloud and paired text lessons embody the most effective research-proven instructional practices to support student comprehension. Units are based on superb, carefully selected leveled books, with authentic paired …

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Predicting

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 Using information from a text to decide what will most likely happen next. Predicting Lessons – Covers kindergarten through sixth grade. Examples: Predict the outcome of a story with repeated text. Revise predictions that are incorrect. Make predictions based on character relationships. Create predictions based on historical events. Integration of Knowledge and Ideas CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.7 With prompting …

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Plot

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 The structure of events that make up the main story of a text. Plot Lessons – Covers kindergarten through sixth grade.   Examples: Identify and describe the problem and solution in a story. Identify and describe the story elements in a story (characters, setting, problem, solution). Identify and describe how characters affect the plot.  Predict the …

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Main Idea

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 The big idea in a text that tells what the text is mostly about. Main Idea Lessons – Covers kindergarten through sixth grade.  Examples: Identify and describe what a book is mainly about using the title, text, and pictures. Identify and describe the main idea of a nonfiction book using textual details. Use the main …

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Genre

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  A category or type of text, organized by common literary elements. Genre Lessons – Covers kindergarten through sixth grade. Examples: Identify the difference between fiction and nonfiction. Identify facts learned from a nonfiction text. Use guide words in an encyclopedia to locate a subject. Identify the characteristics of science fiction. Identify and describe evidence …

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Explicit Information

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  Details that can be clearly found “right there” in the text. Explicit Information – Covers kindergarten through sixth grade. Examples: Identify explicit information in nonfiction and fiction. Use text features in nonfiction texts to identify explicit information. Use explicit information to answer questions about a fiction text. Key Ideas and Details CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.2 With prompting …

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