Comprehension Strategies for Beginning Second Grader Readers
Read about animals, fairy tales and more. In this ongoing class for end of 1st and beginning of 2nd grade readers, students will learn comprehension strategies that will include activating prior knowledge, questioning, and predicting. This will all happen while reading a variety on fiction and nonfiction texts. The emphasis is on the thinking skills needed to comprehend what is being read.
Michele Pallas M. ED.
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Completed by 2 learners
Twice per week
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does an "Ongoing" course work?
Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills
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The focus of this class will be on the thinking skills needed to comprehend what is being read. I keep the class limited to 3 students so that everyone gets a chance to participate and I can monitor progress and modify as needed. Students will read, with permission from Reading A-Z, a short book or text on the screen. I will introduce vocabulary as needed before we start the reading. We will read the book or part of the book together and take turns reading it a second time. (If a student is...
Students will be about to read a text, retell the information, determine the main idea and supporting details, compare and contrast, summarize and retell the story. Additionally, the will be able to read and answer comprehension questions about the text.
Occasionally, a white board for answering questions.
Informal teacher assessment/ observation.
1 hour 20 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
I will provide reading materials. The leveled books will be read on the screen. Hard copies will not be provided.
Michele Pallas M. ED.Beginning Reading Teacher Extaordinaire
11 total reviews
10 completed classes
Hi my name is Michele Pallas. I am a retired teacher from California who loves to teach reading and believes every child can be a successful reader. I don't give up. I have taught grades K through 6th grade special education for more than 30...