Reading Rockets’ Classroom Strategies

Free! Reading Rockets’ Classroom Strategies provides teachers with dozens of activities they can do before, during, or after reading a text. In addition, the strategies are organized into categories that include: Phonics, Comprehension, Fluency, Phonological Awareness, Writing, and Vocabulary. For each strategy, teachers can click its name, and the website will explain when, how, and why teachers can use a strategy along with examples of it in practice. Instructional Ideas When planning instruction, teachers can consult this list of strategies and choose ones that are most applicable to their lesson and text. For each text teachers have students engage, they…

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A. Efficiency - 9
B. Functionality - 4
C. Design - 8

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A Clutch Resource of Strategies for Teaching Reading

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Reading Rockets’ Classroom Strategies provides teachers with dozens of activities they can do before, during, or after reading a text. In addition, the strategies are organized into categories that include: Phonics, Comprehension, Fluency, Phonological Awareness, Writing, and Vocabulary. For each strategy, teachers can click its name, and the website will explain when, how, and why teachers can use a strategy along with examples of it in practice.

Instructional Ideas

  1. When planning instruction, teachers can consult this list of strategies and choose ones that are most applicable to their lesson and text.
  2. For each text teachers have students engage, they can choose a different strategy to use. Over the course of time, teachers will become familiar with multiple strategies offered by this website and knowingly select the ones they wish to use.
  3. Teachers can use this website for professional development. To do so, a group of teachers can all teach the same text using the same reading strategy as listed by this website. After their lessons, the teachers can meet as a group, discuss the experience their students had using the strategy, and then decide if changes to how the strategy was used need to be made. If so, the teachers can discuss those modifications before using the strategy again.
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