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
reading...plus, your students will meet some fun characters along the way!
Making Connections Conrad the Connector
Making Predictions Madame Predictor
Visualizing Vivi the Visualizer
Clarifying for Meaning Inspector Cleary
Summarizing Sammy the Summarizer
Questioning 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
Reading Power by Adrienne Gear
Interactive Think-Aloud Lessons by Lori Oczkus
Comprehension Connections by Tanny McGregor
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Copyright 2012 to 2015 Unless otherwise referenced--these materials were created in part or whole by Holly Coates.
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