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Book details
  • Genre:EDUCATION
  • SubGenre:Teaching Methods & Materials / Reading & Phonics
  • Language:English
  • Pages:127
  • eBook ISBN:9781623097929

QAR for the Early Primary Grades

A Read-Aloud Program to Improve Comprehension

by Elizabeth V. Strode , Kari Corsi, Kathryn H. Au and Taffy E. Raphael

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Overview
Are you a primary grade teacher who wants to boost your children's comprehension? In this unique resource, Taffy Raphael, Ph. D., creator of Question-Answer Relationships (QAR), makes comprehension strategies that are normally reserved for upper elementary students accessible to younger children. QAR for the Early Primary Grades provides 15 read-aloud lessons based on well-known picture books to teach children to comprehend stories and informational text. The lessons actively engage children in higher-level thinking.
Description
Are you a primary grade teacher who wants to boost your children's comprehension? In this unique resource, Taffy Raphael, Ph. D., creator of Question-Answer Relationships (QAR), makes comprehension strategies that are normally reserved for upper elementary students accessible to younger children. QAR for the Early Primary Grades provides 15 read-aloud lessons based on well-known picture books to teach children to comprehend stories and informational text. The lessons actively engage children in higher-level thinking. TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction: A Brief Orientation to QAR and Comprehension Instruction Lesson 1. Before, During, and After Reading Lesson 2. What is a Question? Lesson 3. Identifying Questions and Statements in Text Lesson 4. In the Book and In My Head QARs Using Narrative Text Lesson 5. In the Book and In My Head QARs Using Informational Text Lesson 6. Making Predictions Using Narrative Text Lesson 7. Making Predictions Using Informational Text Lesson 8. Visualization Using Narrative Text Lesson 9. Visualization Using Informational Text Lesson 10. Drawing Inferences Using Informational Text Lesson 11. Drawing Inferences Using Narrative Text Lesson 12. Identifying Important Information Using Narrative Text Lesson 13. What is the Big Idea?: Identifying the Author’s Message Lesson 14. Identifying Important Information Using Informational Text Lesson 15. Identifying the Big Ideas Using Informational Text
About the author
Elizabeth V. Strode, M.Ed., is a veteran classroom teacher and teacher mentor. She has taught primary and middle grade students in Phoenix, Arizona and Chicago, Illinois.
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