Reading Comprehension Club: Exploring Vocabulary, Strategies and Skills
In this ongoing class we'll be exploring how to understand what's going on in a fiction or non-fiction text, discovering strategies to help us and practicing inference and predictive skills from both text and illustrations.
US Grade 3 - 5
Reading comprehension is so important, not only for academic success but also for students to develop a love of reading for their own enjoyment (where they really stretch their vocabulary and see grammar and different writing styles in action). In our weekly ongoing class, we share a text and explore the different skills and strategies we can use to really get to grips with it. So that, over the weeks, we get used to reading a variety of writing styles and the different skills and...
Students will practice: predicting what a book or text will be about inference - both from pictures (where used) and text predicting what might happen next based on what has happened so far and inference clues working out unfamiliar words from context clues understanding characters the effects of different punctuation
Writing is my passion and as well as majoring in English at university, along with Theatre Arts, I have 20 years of experience in teaching English in primary schools. Over those years, I have worked regularly with learners (as a class, in groups, and individually) specifically on English reading and writing skills and teaching English online. I'm a great advocate of the belief that the experience of reading is far more than decoding words on a page.
Assessments OfferedInformal assessment in class.
A notebook/ paper and something to write with or a device to type into.
All content is age appropriate.
Various ebooks and material used with permission from https://www.twinkl.co.uk/ Public domain works (eg, extracts of original versions of Alice in Wonderland, Treasure Island, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, etc) Material written by myself for this class.
Meet the teacher
Hello and thank you for stopping by to find out a little more about me. I hail from the UK and live in Kent (the bottom right-hand corner as you look at the map!) I graduated from the University of Exeter with a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree...
1x per week
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Live video meetings
1-6 learners per class