What techniques to teach reading comprehension are being advocated by the most current research? Which do you think are the most viable? Which strategies would you most likely use initially? In what way? Explain your answer.
How can teachers positively impact the reading comprehension skills of young students? Explain your answer.
elect an informational text from Appendix B of the Common Core standards for English Language Arts. Research a minimum of five reading comprehension-teaching strategies. Develop a graphic organizer for each strategy:
- Each graphic organizer will support the comprehension strategy being used.
- Design the graphic organizers around the informational text and strategy.
- Include a summary of 1-2 paragraphs for each graphic organizer explaining how you would use this in a comprehension lesson.
- Include your rationale. Specify the potential benefits of using each graphic organizer and how it will support assessment of knowledge.
Use the GCU Library to research 3-5 peer-reviewed articles in support of your content.
While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
In all basic reading, it is understood that comprehension skills and strategies are conscious plans and efforts that are meant to help a reader make sense of a text that he or she is reading. Teaching students these comprehension steps and strategies helps them to become active and purposeful readers. This ultimately helps them to be in control of their own reading experience. In so doing the teaching process is to be done using a set of steps and techniques. Current research advocates a number of these methods and puts them up as the best in these instances. However, the best can only…