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Talking About Text: Increase Comprehension Through Purposeful Talk ebook

ISBN: 9781425893705
Maria Nichols

Teach students the value of discussion with this professional guide that outlines purposeful talk, why it is important, and how it increases comprehension. Talking about Text: Guiding Students to Increase Comprehension through Purposeful Talk instructs teachers through model lessons to demonstrate effective approaches and research-based strategies that help develop the way that students think and voice their ideas about texts. With an in-depth look at the behaviors that enable learners to talk in a constructive manner, teachers will design their own lessons that are aimed to gradually release responsibility to their students. Enhancing student critical thinking and overall reading comprehension, this resource supports the development of skills that students need to be successful in college and career.

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By Aiza C., June 18, 2017
5 out of 5 stars
This book is very instructional for me, not only as a new teacher, but also as a reader too. It helps to inform me how to direct my teaching methods in other ways.