This resource addresses eleven strategies necessary for developing effective comprehension skills and provides students with a variety of methods to monitor their progress. Reading Comprehension combines modeling of skills with direct instruction to present information in a meaningful, easy-to-understand way. Great for Reading First, Fluency, Text Comprehension, and ESL/ELL! Click Here for More Information Every child can become a successful reader when given the right tools for the job. Reading Comprehension outlines eleven strategies that every student needs to know to develop effective comprehension skills. This resource is packed full of ideas and activities to address a wide range of student ability levels. Teach students techniques for monitoring their comprehension, and give them a variety of tools to self-correct mistakes while reading. Combine modeling of skills with direct instruction to present information in a meaningful, easy-to-understand way. Included are activities designed to help students: * comprehend difficult and unfamiliar words in text * read fluently in phrases and sections * sequence events in a logical order * summarize and organize story elements in a retelling * predict what will happen next in text * access prior knowledge * name and discuss characters in a story * categorize events and ideas from text based on similarities * identify the main idea * make inferences * connect what they read to other books, their own lives, and the world around them Reading Comprehension provides a plan of action for moving beyond assessment to instruction through the use of skill-building activities that incorporate key comprehension strategies. Use this resource to help your students develop a lifelong love of reading as they become proficient readers who successfully comprehend text!