Comprehension Strategies for Middle and Upper Grades, T&L 2900

This course focuses on improving middle school and high school students' comprehension skills. The course begins offering three different options for assessing comprehension. Then, teachers are introduced to a wealth of strategies that can improve and support a reader's comprehension. Strategies presented include: anticipation guides, DRTA, questioning techniques, text structure, guided reading and reciprocal teaching. There is also a focus on using literature to inspire students to read.

Course Resources
PDI_Comprehension Strategies for Middle and Upper Grades

Additional Information

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Session Detail
Schedule: Once the course is paid in full, you will receive access to your course and will have up to 4 months to complete. Course access is typically granted within 5-8 business days after payment is processed.
Times: Work at your own pace.
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Instructors
Name
Lizz Goldman
Lizz Goldman
Biography:

Lizz Goldman has been happily pursuing her dream job of teaching since the early 1970s. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts, Boston and graduate degrees from San Diego State University. She's taught grades 3-12 and several college classes with a wide range of student populations. Lizz feels that she was born to teach and continues on a path of lifelong learning. Her passion is teaching those who want to learn, while encouraging those reluctant learners to see the joy in reading, writing and communicating. She considers teaching teachers a wonderful treat, as she's able to share their commitment, dedication and passion for what they do every day. Lizz and her husband enjoy traveling and working with animals in their free time. They have two grown children and two grandchildren who live within ten minutes of them.

Withdrawal Policy
No refund is available after access has been given to course materials.