For non-native students of English, analyzing the sentences in the verbal section of the SAT can be quite challenging. To help with this, I suggest a process I call “sentence mapping”. 1,229 more words
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At this point in my series on transmedia storytelling, I’ll step down off my TRANSMEDIA IN THE CLASSROOM IS GREAT soapbox to share with you a few of my favorite transmedia series. 800 more words
In my view, transmedia will soon be a powerful presence in the high school English classroom, and deservedly so. These modern retellings of classic texts are fun and imaginative, and students struggling to connect with, say, Victor Frankenstein on the page of Mary Shelley’s novel might better connect with modern-day medical student Victoria Frankenstein in her vlogs. 723 more words
My last blog outlined how I used the ‘Fluency, Not Musical Chairs’ strategy with my reading intervention students to improve their reading ‘automatic vocabulary,’ accuracy, and retell for three intense days, then switched to a focused comprehension skill for three days, all explained in a previous blog post. 264 more words
Reading Sage on Think Alouds
From the blog of The Dyslexic Reading Teacher Sean Taylor, a teacher whose work I highly respect and value!
http://reading-sage.blogspot.com/2016/07/effective-think-aloud-think-aloud.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ReadingSageReviews+%28Reading+Sage+Reviews%29… 164 more words