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Improving comprehension with think-aloud strategies

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Published by Scholastic Professional Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Reading comprehension,
  • Reading (Elementary),
  • Thought and thinking -- Study and teaching (Elementary),
  • Children -- Books and reading

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Edition Notes

Statementby Jeffrey D. Wilhelm ; [foreword by Wayne Otto].
LC ClassificationsLB1050.45 .W52 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3579400M
ISBN 100439218594
LC Control Number2002265346

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Includes video footage that allows you to see teachers and students in action as they use think-aloud strategies! pages DVD. Deepen the comprehension and engagement of every student you teach with this powerful second edition of Wilhelm's ground-breaking work in helping readers learn to notice and name what they are thinking, feeling, and.   She is building her students’ reading comprehension through the tried-but-true strategy of think-alouds, a powerful way to engage readers and to impact their learning. To update your think-alouds or to return to this often overlooked strategy, follow these tips. Think aloud with your favorite text. Download Citation | Improving Comprehension with Think-aloud Strategies | Think aloud as you read from a novel, a textbook, or any kind of book and watch your students become confident, fluent Author: Jeffrey D. Wilhelm. Use this collection of guidelines, checklists, and assessment tools from Jeff Wilhelm's book Improving Comprehension With Think-Aloud Strategies to start using think-aloud strategies with your students.. Getting Started. There are several strategies, called general reading processes, which researchers have discovered readers use every time they read anything.

Think-alouds have been described as "eavesdropping on someone's thinking." With this strategy, teachers verbalize aloud while reading a selection orally. Their verbalizations include describing things they're doing as they read to monitor their comprehension. The purpose of the think-aloud strategy is to model for students how skilled readers construct meaning from a text. Jeffrey D. Wilhelm, professor of English education at Boise State University and a middle and high school teacher for 15 years, has authored and co-authored two dozen professional books and resources, including Engaging Readers and Writers With Inquiry and Cited by: A study Guide for Improving Comprehension With Think-Aloud Strategies © scholastic Take Action • Select a book by an author who writes about especially strong characters. Use this book to do a cued think-aloud. First explain to students why you like this author and why the characters are so . Improving Comprehension With Think-Aloud Strategies by Jeff Wilhelm (Scholastic, ). The most comprehensive and on-point book for teaching reading strategies through drama/action techniques is Action Strategies for Deepening Comprehension by Jeff Wilhelm (Scholastic, ).

Using Think-Alouds to Improve Reading Comprehension By: Roger Farr, Jenny Conner By using modeling, coached practice, and reflection, you can teach your students strategies to help them think while they read and build their comprehension. This book bundle includes 10 copies of Improving Comprehension with Think Aloud Strategies (Second Edition) and 1-copy of the Scholastic Professional Book Study: The Literacy Leader"s Guide. The Literacy Leader"s Guide aims to help literacy leaders frame, deepen, and extend conversations about professional books with their school and district the comprehension and engagement of. Recommended Citation. Wilhelm, Jeffrey D., "Improving Comprehension with Think-Aloud Strategies: Modeling What Good Readers Do" (). Faculty & Staff Authored by:   Jeffrey Wilhelm’s updated Improving Comprehension With Think-Aloud Strategies (), gives the reader an insight into “thinking aloud” – a protocol that highlights how to navigate a task or reading as it is being done. The book originally appeared in as part of a series about techniques for teaching students the process of reading.