Strategies That Work, Third Edition

Teaching Comprehension for Understanding, Engagement, and Building Knowledge

In this new edition of their groundbreaking book Strategies That Work, Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis share the work and thinking they’ve done since the second edition came out a decade ago and offer new perspectives on how to explicitly teach thinking strategies so that students become engaged, thoughtful, independent readers.

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Preorder now! Available 06/30/2017.

Description

In this new edition of their groundbreaking book Strategies That Work, Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis share the work and thinking they’ve done since the second edition came out a decade ago and offer new perspectives on how to explicitly teach thinking strategies so that students become engaged, thoughtful, independent readers.

Thirty new lessons and new and revised chapters shine a light on children’s thinking, curiosity, and questions. Steph and Anne tackle close reading,...read more

About the Author(s)

Stephanie Harvey has spent the past thirty years teaching and learning about reading and writing. She received her B.A. from the University of Denver and her M.A. from the University of Colorado.

Anne Goudvis has been a classroom teacher, staff developer, and adjunct professor of reading and social studies.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction to Third Edition

Part 1 The Foundation of Meaning

  • Chapter 1 Reading Is Thinking
  • Chapter 2 Reading Is Strategic
  • Chapter 3 Comprehension at the Core: Building Knowledge Through Thinking-Intensive Reading and Learning
  • Chapter 4 Twenty-First-Century Reading: Books and Beyond
  • Chapter 5 Effective Comprehension Instruction: Teaching, Tone, and Assessment

Part II Strategy Lessons

  • Chapter 6 The Nuts and Bolts of Comprehension Instruction
  • Chapter 7 Monitoring Comprehension: The Inner Conversation
  • Chapter 8 Activating, Connecting, and Building: Why Background Knowledge Matters
  • Chapter 9 Questioning: The Strategy That Propels Readers Forward
  • Chapter 10 Visualizing and Inferring: Making What’s Implicit Explicit
  • Chapter 11 Determining Importance in Text: The Nonfiction Connection
  • Chapter 12 Summarizing and Synthesizing Information: The Evolution of Thought

Part III Comprehension Across the Curriculum

  • Chapter 13 Content Literacy: Reading, Writing, and Thinking in Science and Social Studies
  • Chapter 14 Inquiry Across the Curriculum

Afterword

References

Children's Books

Professional Resources

Index

 

Product Details

Grade Range: K-8
Media: 320 pp/paper + 48 pp online appendixes
Available: 06/30/2017
Item No: WEB-1063
ISBN: 978-1-62531-063-7
Hashtag: #Strats3

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