Comprehension

Comprehension Strategies That Help Your Struggling Students Be More Successful Readers, Grades 2-5 - PDKIT
Linda Hoyt, demonstrates outstanding comprehension strategies with groups of children, grades 2-5. The strategies are helpful to all readers, but they are especially useful to readers who struggle to construct meaning from text.

Current, Best Strategies for Teaching Reading Comprehension: Making Connections, Summarizing and Questioning , Grades K-2 - PDKIT
In this comprehensive PD Resource Kit, exemplary teachers demonstrate research-based strategies that strengthen young students' understanding of text. Participants will see how to teach six specific comprehension processes that are key to primary students' ongoing literacy growth.

Current, Best Strategies for Teaching Reading Comprehension: Predicting and Inferring, Visualizing, and Determining Important Content in Informational Text, Grades K-2 - PDKIT
In this comprehensive PD Resource Kit, exemplary teachers demonstrate research-based strategies that strengthen young students' understanding of text. Participants will see how to teach six specific comprehension processes that are key to primary students' ongoing literacy growth.

Grades 2-5: Comprehension Strategies That Help Your Struggling Students Be More Successful Readers - Online Course
In this online, video-based course, Linda Hoyt, a recognized expert in the field of reading, demonstrates outstanding comprehension strategies with groups of children, grades 2-5.

Grades 2-6: Vocabulary Strategies that Boost Students' Reading Comprehension - Online Course
In this on demand, online course you will see a variety of strategies that expand the listening and reading vocabularies of elementary age students.

Grades 3-5: Teaching Students to Comprehend More Deeply - Online Course
This course demonstrates strategies that are ideally suited to students in grades 3-5. Lessons include how to: use a range of texts to teach students to read for greater understanding, strengthen students' use of author's craft and text structure to increase their comprehension, and enhance students' ability to draw evidence from text and explain it orally and in writing.

Grades 3-6: Enhancing Explicit Comprehension Instruction - Online Course
This video-based, On Demand Online course demonstrates a research‑based, classroom-proven framework for teaching reading comprehension processes and strategies to students in the intermediate grades.

Grades 3-6: Instructional Strategies for Guided Reading that Enhance Students’ Reading Comprehension - Online Course
This video-based online course includes demonstrations of six powerful instructional strategies that are ideally suited to guided reading in grades 3-6. These strategies focus students’ attention on key concepts, important details, and underlying themes in text. Some of the strategies can be used by students in their independent reading; some are designed to help teachers enrich students’ encounters with challenging text.

Grades 3-6: Practical Strategies that Improve Students’ Reading Comprehension - Online Course
This video-based, On Demand Online course is a rich resource of comprehension strategies for teachers and students in grades 3-6. The strategies demonstrated and described in the course help intermediate students develop six key comprehension processes: previewing, making connections, self-monitoring, inferring, visualizing, and summarizing.

Grades K-2: Best Strategies for Teaching Reading Comprehension: Making Connections, Summarizing, and Questioning - Online Course
In this course national trainer Mary Beth Allen and other experienced primary-grade educators use research-based, classroom-proven strategies and activities to strengthen young students' reading comprehension. Teachers explain, model, and actively engage diverse groups of students with questions and prompts during read-aloud, shared reading, and guided reading lessons.

Grades K-2: Best Strategies for Teaching Reading Comprehension: Predicting and Inferring, Visualizing, and Determining Important Content in Informational Text - Online Course
In this course national trainer Mary Beth Allen and other experienced primary-grade educators use research-based, classroom-proven strategies and activities to strengthen young students' reading comprehension. Teachers provide explicit instruction on predicting and inferring, visualizing, and determining the important content in informational text during read-aloud, shared reading, and guided reading lessons.

Grades K-2: Early Intervention Strategies for Students Struggling with Reading Comprehension - Online Course
This online learning course focuses on practical, easy-to-implement intervention strategies for strengthening children's understanding of what they are reading – all in the highly supportive context of small group instruction. Filmed in primary grade classrooms, students will see teachers demonstrate strategies ideal for increasing the comprehension of struggling readers in any approach to reading instruction.

Instructional Strategies for Guided Reading that Enhance Students' Reading Comprehension, Grades 3-6 - PDKIT
Linda Hoyt and other exceptional teachers demonstrate a variety of powerful instructional strategies ideally suited to guided reading lessons in grades 3-6. The teaching strategies featured in this training program focus students' attention on key concepts, important details and underlying themes. They strengthen students' ability to comprehend and enjoy increasingly sophisticated text.

Powerful Early Intervention Strategies to Help Students Struggling with Reading Comprehension, Grades K-2 - PDKIT
Focuses on practical, easy-to-implement intervention strategies for strengthening children’s understanding of what they are reading – all in the highly supportive context of small group instruction, grades K-2.

Strengthening Students' Reading Comprehension: Enhancing Explicit Comprehension Instruction, Grades 3-6 - PDKIT
This two-part PD Resource Kit not only demonstrates a dynamic three-stage instructional framework for the teaching of comprehension processes but also provides viewers with a wealth of strategies to deepen their students' understanding of text. Filmed in intermediate grade classrooms, the program highlights essential components of explicit comprehension instruction and broadens teachers' repertoires of engaging comprehension strategies.

Strengthening Students' Reading Comprehension: Practical Strategies That Improve Students' Reading Comprehension, Grades 3-6 - PDKIT
This two-part PD Resource Kit not only demonstrates a dynamic three-stage instructional framework for the teaching of comprehension processes but also provides viewers with a wealth of strategies to deepen their students' understanding of text. Filmed in intermediate grade classrooms, the program highlights essential components of explicit comprehension instruction and broadens teachers' repertoires of engaging comprehension strategies.

Teaching Students to Comprehend More Deeply, Grades 3-5 - PDKIT
This PD Resource Kit focuses on strategic ways teachers can provide essential instruction and guided practice to help students read closely, think deeply about texts, and participate in thoughtful discussions. The program demonstrates a variety of highly effective strategies and activities that can easily be implemented in any approach to reading instruction, grades 3-5.

Vocabulary Strategies That Boost Students' Reading Comprehension, Grades 2-6 - PDKIT
This PD Resource Kit takes you inside intermediate grade classrooms where teachers are using outstanding strategies to expand the reading vocabularies of their students. Straightforward, practical and flexible, these strategies are well suited to busy classroom learning programs and effective across a wide range of subject areas and words.