- ReadingQuest | Reading Strategies for Content Areas
ReadingQuest: Making Sense in Social Studies is a website designed for social studies teachers who wish to more effectively engage their students with the content in their classes. ReadingQuest is designed to provide you with the philosophical bases for sound comprehension strategy instruction, directions for a range of comprehension and content reading strategies, and printable handouts and masters for transparencies. You will be invited to think about how a social studies skills framework might help you choose the right strategies for your lessons. You are welcome to proceed through ReadingQuest in any order you wish; navigation buttons on the left side of the pages, and text links across the bottom of pages, will permit ease of movement through the site.
A website for teachers that explores comprehension and content reading strategies and when to use them in social studies.
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- Adolescent Literacy Instruction - Links to Strategies for Reading
Anticipation Guide; Brainstorming; Cloze; DR-TA; Guided Imagery; Graphic Organizers; GRP (Guiding Reading Procedures); Hot Seat; Jigsaw; KWL; KWL Plus; KWLS; Most Important Word; Phony Document Strategy; PReP; Probable Passage; Question/Answer Relationships (QAR); Quick Writes; Reading Response Journals; Reciprocal Teaching; ReQuest (Reciprocal Questioning); RRI (Rapid Retrieval of Information); Save the Last Word for Me; Say Something; Semantic Maps; Somebody Wanted But So…; SQ3R; Story Impressions; Theme Search; Think-Aloud; and TOAST (Test, Organize, Anchor, Say, Test)
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