TITLE

Encouraging Students to Respond to Reading to Deepen Understanding

AUTHOR(S)
Eliason, Claudia
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Illinois Reading Council Journal;Summer2009, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the strategies to encourage students to respond to their assigned reading chapters to enhance their comprehension. It cites the importance of questioning the students to make them grasp knowledge. It suggests to use games as a review strategy for students and to encourage them to interact with one another and the used material. It also indicates the use of group discussion roles for elementary classrooms.
ACCESSION #
43181558

 

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