Reader's Workshop:
Making strategy instruction memorable

Have you met Sammy the Summarizer? Or Madame Predictor? How about Inspector Cleary?

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In Seven Strategies to make reading instruction memorable-- you'll learn some great ways to teach, your students will meet some fun characters along the way!

Making Connections Conrad the Connector
Making Predictions
Madame Predictor
Vivi the Visualizer
Clarifying for Meaning
Inspector Cleary
Sammy the Summarizer
Quincy the Questioner
Making Inferences
Inga the Inferencer

About Holly Coates
Ms. Coates has been a reading specialist, program facilitator, and teacher trainer for the past 15 years. She holds a bachelor's degree from Johns Hopkins and a Masters in Linguistics and TESOL from the University of Pittsburgh. She has taught in Los Angeles, Russia, and Massachusetts in predominantly Title I schools.

Useful books for memorable instruction:
Reading Power by Adrienne Gear
Interactive Think-Aloud Lessons by Lori Oczkus
Comprehension Connections by Tanny McGregor

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