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Reading power


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Reading Power
by: Adrienne Gear
Reading Comprehension Strategies

Published in: Education, Technology
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Reading power

  1. 1. Reading Power Adrienne GearImage from: February 11, 2012
  2. 2. Gear offers strategies to teach students how to connect the literacy pieces as they read.Puzzle Pieces from: reading from: 11, 2012
  3. 3.  Literacy instruction must balancedecoding and comprehension skills.   Balance Scale from: February 11, 2012
  4. 4. Gear states, “Reading demands a two pronged attack. It involves cracking the alphabetic code to determine words and thinking about those words to construct meaning.” Pitch Fork from: February 11, 2012
  5. 5. In the words of Gear,Book from: February 11, 2012
  6. 6. Child reading from: with magnifying glass 11, 2012
  7. 7. Gear believes the missing piece of readinginstruction is reading strategies taking place while reading. Puzzle with missing piece from : February 25, 2012
  8. 8. Metacognition, awareness of thinking,is a prerequisite for becoming a successful reader. Girl thinking from February 25, 2012
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  14. 14. Students need to connect with the text. Connectionsare not right or wrong. They are based upon ourpersonal experiences. The ability to make connectionsbegins the path . . . “for all other reading strategies towalk upon.” Image from: February 25, 2012
  15. 15. Students need to question the text. Questions need togo beyond the literal surface of the text. They needto stretch students’ thinking and promote students towonder while they read. Move beyond quick questionsto deep thinking questions. Image from: February 25, 2012
  16. 16. Students need to visualize the text. Helpstudents form images in their minds as theyread. Choose books that describe things thatare familiar to students. Provide pre-readinglanguage for ELL students. Image from: February 25, 2012
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  18. 18. Students need to make inferences when reading text.They must fill in the information gaps by becoming abook detective by looking for the author’s clues. Cluesmay be found in pictures, text, or personalconnections. Image from February 25, 2012
  19. 19. Lastly, students need to transform or synthesize thetext. To transform means to bring about a change inthinking. Synthesis is another word for transform.Summary is a two-dimensional display of reading.Synthesis includes the reader’s thoughts, which makesit a three-dimensional display of reading. It revealshow the reader’s thoughts were transformed. Image from: February 25, 2012
  20. 20. To teach the five reading powers the teachermust model a reader’s speaking and thinkingvoices. Speaking from: February 25, 2012 Thinking from: February 25, 2012
  21. 21. A teacher models through pauses while reading to explain tostudents what her thinking voice is saying. Students need tounderstand that it is the teacher’s turn to share her thinkingvoice. Teacher and students from: February 25, 2012
  22. 22. Guided reading the teacher guides students to read with a thinking voice. She guides students to usestrategy language. Students share their thinking with each other. Sharing of thoughts leads to deeper comprehension of concepts. Reading Group from February 25, 2012
  23. 23. Independent practice and application happens whenstudents work through strategies on their own andapply the strategies to their reading. Girl Reading from February 25, 2012
  24. 24. Once students learn one of the five Reading Power strategiesthe teacher can use the strategy to assess students on any textthey read. As students learn all five strategies they may displayhow they use the strategies in conjunction with one another andreveal they have the Reading Power! Boy with Book from: February 26, 2012
  25. 25. The three components of reading power arePuzzle from: February 25, 2012Book Bins from: February 25, 2012Method of Instruction from: February 25, 2012
  26. 26. The Reading Power’s Model States:Puzzle from: February 25, 2012
  27. 27. Book bins, while not necessary, organizematerials to further promote implementationof the five reading power strategies. Book Bins from: February 25, 2012
  28. 28. Gear clearly details methods of instruction. Method of Instruction from: February 25, 2012
  29. 29. She recommends a comprehensive book list for each strategy. Image retrieved from March 4, 2012
  30. 30. Furthermore, Gear has catchy tunes for theintroduction of each strategy. The songs help to movestudents to think carefully of the strategy whilereading or being read to. Image Retrieved from March 4, 2012
  31. 31. Gear also offers a wide array of readingcomprehension sheets to use in instruction to furtherpromote and display students’ comprehension of each strategy. Image Retrieved from March 4, 2012
  32. 32. Adrienne Gear provides outstanding strategies forreading instruction, thorough explanations of teaching methods, lists of resources, and assessment sheets. Image Retrieved from March 4, 2012
  33. 33. Reading Power is an excellent resource for reading instruction. Give your students the READING POWER and get Gear’s book today! Image from: February 11, 2012
  34. 34. Additional Resources Adrienne Gear Biographical Information Reading Power Home Page You Tube Video Teacher Tube Video