How can teachers help every student gain the most from school reading assignments? This book presents the Reading for Meaning approach - a practical, step-by-step method that helps students acquire the skills used by the most proficient readers and measurably improves their academic performance.
Drawing on years of school-tested experience, the authors provide teachers with insights on preparing students to better understand complex reading material, gather evidence from readings to build an argument, fully participate in class discussions, and write more effectively. This resource includes:
- Relevant, foundational research on reading comprehensionApplications in all subject areas, with examples from literature, math, science, and social studies
- Classroom-ready templates, checklists, sample readings and detailed examples of Reading for Meaning in action
- Recommendations for appropriate assessments
Learn how to implement Reading for Meaning during classroom instruction and support students in becoming better readers, thinkers, and communicators!