- Discuss the strategies proficient learners use as they read, listen, and view.
- Spend sometime studying the "comprehension continuum." What examples can you link from your own students?
- The authors cite Richard Allington's 3 principles that lead to better reading instruction. Consider your classroom teaching and learning through the lenses of these three principles: the volume principle, the response principle, and the explicit instruction principle. Discuss your own teaching in relation to these principles.
Chapter 2 - What We Know About Comprehension
Louise Robitaille is a retired Special Education Resource teacher and Literacy Coach. Follow on Twitter-@robitaille2011