Deepen Reading Comprehension Skills With A Lesson on Charles Lindbergh’s Transatlantic ‘Flight’

The anniversary of Charles Lindbergh’s transatlantic flight offers an opportunity to encourage students to dream big and explore the concepts of courage and bravery. I use Robert Burleigh’s Flight: The Journey of Charles Lindbergh (Grades K-3, Level R, Lexile AD570) to share a lesson on Charles Lindbergh’s transatlantic flight with my students. This picture […]

By |May 18th, 2016|Comprehension Strategies|0 Comments

Text Sets: Your Answer to Content, Vocabulary and Comprehension

I was buying some books to send to my cousin’s preschoolers this week. She lives 2000 miles away, so I haven’t been able to spend a lot of time with her boys. I asked her if they had any favorite authors or series, and as expected she said they both love Mo Willems. And who […]

By |December 9th, 2015|Comprehension Strategies|1 Comment

Boost Motivation AND Comprehension with Read Alouds: Lori Ozkus Shares 3 Super Ideas That Work

By Lori Oczkus, Booksource Advocate

Students of all ages enjoy being read aloud to. Picture kindergarteners rambunctiously chiming in on each rhyming page of Sheep in a Jeep by Nancy Shaw and third graders howling with laughter as their teacher reads the description of Stuart Little’s classroom teaching antics from E.B. White’s classic treasure. Now imagine […]

By |September 9th, 2014|Comprehension Strategies|0 Comments