Making Connections 2: Developing Reading Comprehension Skills - Private 1:1
Students will practice strategies to gain a greater understanding of a text.
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This is the 2nd class in the 'Making Connections' series of reading comprehension lessons. I recommend students to take the 'Making Connections 1' class first, but it is not essential. A different text will be studied in each class. Students can record their responses if they wish, but the emphasis is on discussion rather than writing. Reading a text extract, we'll start by investigating any unknown vocabulary. Through discussion, we'll make connections between the text and what we...
Students will gain a deeper understanding of the text by relating it to their own experiences and existing knowledge. Students will gain a deeper understanding of the text through discussion of their ideas. Students will learn to make sensible predictions based on what they've read and discussed. Students will learn how to summarize a text. Students will learn that these strategies can be applied to all their reading.
I teach reading comprehension to pupils aged 7-11, and have held the role of Subject Coordinator for Literacy in several schools in the UK.
Students will have the option of completing the response sheet for homework.
4 files available upon enrollmentText and response sheet (Word/PDF) provided by the teacher (to be printed before class). If you do not have access to a printer, the following materials will be sufficient: pen / pencil paper / notebook.
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50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Sue Steer BEd
Reading, Writing and English Grammar Specialist
🇬🇧Lives in the United Kingdom
311 total reviews
316 completed classes
Hello! My name is Sue Steer and I am a part-time primary school teacher in the UK. I am just as passionate about educating children now as I was 38 years ago when I started out on my teaching journey. By educating, I mean inspiring, supporting and...