Tagged: reading

Teaching Reading Strategies 0

Teaching Reading Strategies

What distinguishes good readers from bad readers is the extent to which they master some specific reading strategies. In this article, there is a clear description of what students should be able to do...

Gabriel García Márquez – Alleged farewell poem 1

Gabriel García Márquez – Alleged farewell poem

Gabriel García Márquez’s illness Gabriel García Márquez, the famous Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist, was diagnosed with lymphatic cancer in 1999. His impeding death was incorrectly announced by Peruvian daily newspaper in...

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Reading Aloud

Silent reading and reading aloud I’ve always distinguished reading aloud from silent reading in my teaching practices.  I rarely ask my students to read a text a loud. If I do, it’s only for...

Word Prediction Lesson Plan 0

Word Prediction Lesson Plan

Vocabulary Prediction Lesson Plan These activities can be used to refine understanding of students vocabulary schematic knowledge and activate vocabulary related to the same semantic network. They can be done as pre-reading activities or...

Reading and Vocabulary 0

Reading and Vocabulary

Reading Successful reading is determined by many factors including automaticity of lexical access and the ability to store vocabulary knowledge in semantically related networks (schema theory.) These theoretical postulates have many interesting implications for...