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Coming Soon: Comprehension for Grades K-12

Publishing September 15, Comprehension; The Skill, Will, and Thrill of Reading, Grades K-12 by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Nicole Law

Radically change the way students learn from texts, extending beyond comprehension to critical reasoning and problem solving. 

Is your reading comprehension instruction just a pile of strategies? There is no evidence that teaching one strategy at a time, especially with pieces of text that require that readers use a variety of strategies to successfully negotiate meaning, is effective. And how can we extend comprehension beyond simple meaning?  Comprehension proposes a new, comprehensive model of reading instruction that goes beyond teaching skills to fostering engagement and motivation. Using a structured, three-pronged approach—skill, will, and thrill—students learn to experience reading as a purposeful act and embrace struggle as a natural part of the reading process.


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