Strategies That Work, Third Edition

Teaching Comprehension for Understanding, Engagement, and Building Knowledge, Grades K-8

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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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 is a regular presenter and keynote speaker at conferences. She speaks on reading comprehension; active literacy; nonfiction reading; writing and research; inquiry based learning; reading and writing workshop; and the role of passion, wonder, and engagement in teaching and learning. 

Anne Goudvis has been a classroom teacher, staff developer, and adjunct professor of reading and social studies. For the past ten years, she has worked at the Denver-based Public Education and Business Coalition as a staff developer and co-director of the Library Power project, a national initiative to improve teaching and learning in libraries and classrooms.

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
Published: 06/2017
Item No: 1063Item No: 1059Item No: 1B63
ISBN: 978-1-62531-063-7ISBN: 978-1-62531-059-0ISBN: 978-1-62531-B63-7
Hashtag: #Strats3

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