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Comprehension strategies video  (click here) Reading Comprehension | Student Engagement Project | Nebraska



Reading Comprehension involves thinking about the words that were just read and deriving meaning, for just those words and the text as a whole. Reading comprehension is the ability to read, understand, process, and recall what was just read.

Overview of Comprehension

  • Decoding, fluency, and vocabulary skills are key to reading comprehension.

  • Being able to connect ideas within and between sentences helps kids understand the whole text.

  • Reading aloud and talking about experiences can help kids build reading skills.

  • Five areas of instruction must be addressed to successfully teach students to read and comprehend.

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Strategies for Reading Comprehension

Using Prior Knowledge/Previewing


Identifying the Main Idea and Summarization


Making Inferences


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