Reading Comprehension: Thinking Strategies to Build Fluency

In this four-week course, students will learn self-monitoring strategies to increase reading comprehension by learning thinking strategies proven to help students succeed.
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45 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 4 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
Students will be able to:
1. Use prior knowledge to connect with a text through writing.
2. Create a concept map to illustrate your text connections.
3. Use your prior knowledge to support analysis of a text.
4. Summarize stories and discuss author’s use of word choice, simile & metaphors
5. Summarize stories and identify the main parts of a book - main idea, sub plots, etc.
6. Increase understanding and recall of what is read including facts and importance of the main idea
7. Think critically and independently while reading a text
8. Learn self-questioning strategies to increase comprehension
9. Generate questions to better understand new reading material
10. Make inferences and predictions
I have over 8 years of experience teaching reading comprehension to learners of all ages. 
Learners will be assigned (1) independent reading assignment per week.
Homework is due within (7) days of assignment.
Homework will take no more than 45 minutes to complete. 
The teacher will provide all handouts needed for class in pdf format for downloading or printing.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
The learner is assessed informally (class participation. completion of graphic organizers, exit activities)
The learner is assessed formally (written report at the end of the course)
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.


Jaquita Rideau, M.Ed.
Lives in the United States
Personalized Learning Specialist
332 total reviews
382 completed classes

About Me

Does your learner need help with reading comprehension and/or writing skills? Does your learner need ongoing support or the opportunity to review English grammar and conventions?

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