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Reading Narrow Results

resources for the active skill-based process of constructing meaning and/or gaining knowledge from oral, visual, and written text including Braille


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    A Personalized Daily Five - Teaching Small Groups of Math & Language Arts in a Multigrade Classroom Grade 1-Grade 8
    The presentation and handout from this 2018 NAD convention breakout session will show you how to implement a personalized Daily Five routine in your multi-grade classroom.

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    A Phonics Patchwork Kindergarten-Grade 2
    This article follows a new teacher's discoveries of how to teach phonics in a fun and exciting way. Utilizing many different sources, she divided the consonants into 'good guys' and 'bad guys,' taught vowel sounds through chants and songs, as well as sight...

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    A Reason for Guided Reading Kindergarten-Grade 4
    Ninety-five short leveled readers designed to effectively teach reading skills to young students. Values-based stories make reading FUN, while teaching young readers powerful reading strategies. Available in several series by level or topic (scripture stories,...

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    A supervisory and remedial reading program in a Seventh-day Adventist elementary school Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Statement of the problem: It was the purpose of this study (1) to examine the objectives of the reading program in the Seventh-day Adventist elementary school in terms of its philosophy of education, (2) to determine the best methods of meeting these...

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    Adventist Girls Series Book Reviews and Activities Grade 4-Grade 6
    Read reviews of the Adventist Girl Series and get your students involved in storyboarding, interviews and poster making activities.

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    Basal Readers and Trade Books Kindergarten-Grade 4
    This article gives a detailed overview of how to combine the Life Reading Series basal readers with trade books, using a unit from the readers with a book, or several books, which have the same theme. The ultimate goal is that students will see reading as...

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    Birth of Jesus - Readers Theatre Grade 1-Lifelong
    A Christmas Readers Theatre, based on Matthew 2, in presentational, interactive, and echo format. Each reading covers approximately the same content but with a different style to suit a different audience. It is up to the worship leader to determine which...

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    Can Reading Adventure Packs (RAPs) Complement and Enrich the Literacy Program in Your Classroom? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This TEACH journal article describes the implementation and outcomes of an "early years" literacy program in a home that involved family members and a novel set of reading resource materials.

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    Coaching Teachers to Excellence Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention presentation includes handouts to facilitate an understanding of the balanced literacy approach, building professional learning communities, and developing coaching and mentoring skills.

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    Comparison of reading comprehension in first and second year high school students from state and non-state schools in metropolitan Lima Grade 8-Tertiary
    Understanding what is read is the main goal of reading, and this involves not only deciphering printed symbols, but also putting into practice one's own processes and strategies, such as planning, examining one's own tasks to identify the causes of difficulties,...

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    Comparison of reading comprehension in third year high school students from state and non-state schools in metropolitan Lima Grade 8-Tertiary
    Reading is more than the simple mechanical act of deciphering graphic signs; it is, above all, an act of reasoning, which will make it possible to construct the interpretation of the written message based on the information provided by the text and the reader's...

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    Creating Excited Readers - A Twist on Guided Reading Grade 3-Grade 6
    A teacher describes how she integrates book clubs into her reading program, and the benefits her students experience.

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    Creating Innovative Reading and Math Centers Preschool-Grade 4
    These 2012 NAD Teachers Convention session handouts include engaging ideas for math and reading centers where students can practice and apply strategies that have been taught utilizing various methods, games and technology. It also includes a unit which features...

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    Creating Reading Excitement Through Character Dialogue Journals Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this article, a teacher education professor shares how her college students would communicate with elementary students through character dialogue journals. Each college student assumed the persona of a literary character, and each week, would answer letters...

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    Discerning Shapes, Reading Words Like Faces - The Current Science of Literacy and its Implications for Low-Income Countries Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Despite much donor investment in low-income countries, student populations may fail to learn even the first steps of literacy. To some extent this may be due to teaching materials and methods that were developed for high-income students who get more...

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    Dissecting and Experiencing the Reading workshop for Teachers and Administrators Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Learn how to use the reading workshop strategy, as part of the Pathways reading program, from this presentation by Martha Havens and Lynal Ingham, NAD Pacific Union education leaders. This powerpoint was presented...

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    Educational Systematization: about its specificity Grade 4-Lifelong
    Rather than a procedure subject to pre-established stages and techniques, this article conceives educational systematization as an approach to the reading of practice, which it recommends should focus on the identification of critical episodes and on a permanent...

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    Effective Early Reading Instruction - Aligning Standards, Curriculum, and Assessment for Special Education Kindergarten-Grade 4
    “The primary purposes of this article are to provide background knowledge about language and reading development; describe new assessment tools; share practical guidance for developing early reading standards to reduce reading problems; and suggest ways...

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    Ellen White related children-youth books Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Utilize this bibliography of Ellen White-related children's/youth books available through the Adventist Book Center. Book name, author, targeted age, and publisher are provided.

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    Enhancing Reading Comprehension - Sabah Schoolchildren Use Puppets and Scripts to Learn English Preschool-Grade 8
    A research study using realistic puppets and original, fact-based scripts with children in an elementary school in Sabah, East Malaysia, seems to indicate that rehearsal of the scripts for public presentation increased reading fluency and comprehension in...

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    Finally Free - The James Finley Story Integrated Unit Grade 5-Grade 8
    "Students become immersed in the Great Depression, World War II, Biblical truths, and Seventh-day Adventist doctrine as they read the conversion story of James Finley, father of noted world evangelist Mark Finley. The unit begins by introducing the six...

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    Fostering the Self-esteem of Children with Reading Difficulties - a Christian Approach Grade 1-Lifelong New!!
    Cozens seeks a Christian approach to nurturing self-esteem and improving the academic performance of children with reading difficulties. Five principles of nurturing self-esteem are noted to provide a very effective means for integrating the faith and learning...

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    Foundational Reading Skills - Standards Tell Us What, Research Tells Us How Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Attendees of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session learned "how to accelerate reading achievement by understanding the research and importance of all aspects of the foundational reading process and how to implement a path toward successful student...

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    Getting Action Into Phonics Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Shirani de Alwis-Chand describes action phonics and shows how music, rhythm, and movement can be used to enhance memory. Discussed are the essential features of action phonics: breath control, pointer control, verbal clues, exaggerated articulation, vowel...

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    Grouping Students for Reading Instruction Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Ideas for teaching reading more effectively in small schools. Reading instruction provides unusual challenges because students must be taught at a mastery level and provided with enrichment and reinforcement. Suggestions dealing with general group management...

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    Guided Reading and Pathways Kindergarten-Grade 4
    Discover how guided reading is used as an integral part of Pathways. Barbara Plubell's 2006 NAD Teachers Convention presentation provides insights and resources for lower elementary reading classes.

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    Guided Reading Resources Kindergarten-Grade 6
    This list links to guided reading resources, including strategies and book lists.

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    Guided Reading to Differentiate Instruction in Elementary Classrooms Kindergarten-Grade 6
    With this packet from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session, "learn how to use informal assessments to find the reading level of each student and place them in small flexible reading groups... discover how to use leveled reading materials to meet students'...

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    Guided Reading, Literature Circles, and Reading Workshop Kindergarten-Grade 8
    The purpose of this article is to familiarize teachers with terms and practices that will make the implementation of the new North American Division (NAD) Office of Education's Elementary Reading Curriculum (Pathways) as effective as possible. The article...

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    Helping College Students Who Read Poorly Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article discusses issues in remedial reading for college students. College teachers need to be flexible, firm, and analytical when dealing with students who have reading problems, at the same time providing an atmosphere where learning can take place....

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    Helping Preschool Children Become Readers: Tips for Parents Preschool-Grade 1
    This article presents twelve things parents can do to lay the foundation for good reading skills before children enter school. These include: daily conversations, lots of print/writing materials in the home, reading/writing space available to child, parent...

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    Helping Struggling Readers and Students With Limited English Proficiency Kindergarten-Grade 3
    This article examines reading expectations for students, particularly in kindergarten through grade 3, as well as strategies that regular classroom teachers can use to identify and assist struggling readers. Many teachers know what reading materials and strategies...

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    Helping Struggling Readers Succeed in the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Use these strategies to help struggling readers with the five key elements of literacy: phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency & comprehension.

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    Holiday Materials - October - Teacher Bulletin Volume 6 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Activities for celebrating the following holidays and events in the month of October: Book It! Reading Incentive Program Black Poetry Day National Popcorn Popping Month

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    How Can I Help My Students Who Struggle With Reading Comprehension? Kindergarten-Grade 6
    The most important skill in reading is constructing meaning. Reading and comprehension are defined, as a precise definition of both will help teachers understand how to choose appropriate classroom interventions for individual needs. Comprehension instruction...

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    If You Teach K-3 You Need This Book Kindergarten-Grade 3
    Findings of the National Reading Panel show what it takes to make successful readers in the early grades. In this 2006 NAD Teachers Convention workshop, learn about the five elements essential to teaching reading in the early grades: phonemic awareness, phonics,...

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    Independent Studies Endorse Superior Strategies for Teaching Reading and Spelling - Hilliard's Journey Kindergarten-Grade 6
    When students are learning to read, "the precise way in which the complex processes combine must be understood and demonstrated by teachers in order to identify their students’ needs and to teach most effectively. The activities initiated at...

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    Inspired Instruction - RTI, Guided Reading & Differentiated Instruction Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2018 NAD convention breakout session introduced "benefits of RTI (Response-to-Intervention), implementation of a balanced literacy program utilizing guided reading and guided math, and use of the Daily 5 model" to positively impact student outcomes....

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    Interactive Readings for Christian Worship Grade 5-Lifelong
    This book includes 53 scripts that cast congregants or students as biblical characters. This includes short readings from both the Old and New Testaments.

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    Introducing Children to Authors Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article discusses the importance of introducing students to authors, not just nameless stories in a basal reader or trade book. Learning more about authors helps students to connect with the literature they are reading. Some ideas for introducing an author...

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    It Doesn't Get Any Better Than This: Teacher Read-Alouds as a Powerful Instructional Tool Kindergarten-Grade 8
    A discussion of the infinite array of teaching and learning possibilities afforded by reading aloud to students. From the JAE special issue on reading.

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    JAE Editorial: Reading, Writing, and Revolution Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Ian Bothwell's editorial discusses some of the controversy surrounding the teaching of reading, including phonics, whole language, basal readers and more. Articles are divided into the following categories: Elementary Level Teaching...

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    JAE: Of Interest to Teachers Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: Girls as Likely as Boys to Have Reading Disability, Study Reveals; Report Identifies Causes of Learning Impairments; High...

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    Keys to Teaching Reading Comprehension Grade 2-Lifelong
    In a recent OECD study, Spain was at the bottom of the list in oral and written language comprehension, among other disciplines. This fact highlights the importance of knowing on which personal (psychological) and instructional (pedagogical) factors such comprehension...

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    Kindergarten Stepping Stones Lead Teacher Follow-up Kindergarten-Grade 2
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation for Kindergarten Stepping Stones Lead Teachers includes a great PPT overview of booklists, K-2 multigrade P.R.E.P. resources, and sample schedules.

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    Language Arts - Outside Reading Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Learn how teacher Tammy managed required outside reading in her multigrade classroom.

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    Language Arts - Reading Rally Cards Kindergarten-Grade 2
    An incentive idea for early reading skills.

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    Language Arts - Story Glove Kindergarten-Grade 2
    After reading a story, use a simple story glove puppet to help students identify the setting, characters, problem, solution, and favourite story parts.

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    Language Arts - Word Bank Kindergarten-Grade 2
    Turn a blackboard into a word bank, a great language arts bulletin board for young learners.

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    Learning A-Z Kindergarten-Grade 4
    From a 2018 NAD convention workshop titled 'Digital Differentiation for Elementary Readers,' this correlation chart compares Learning A-Z levels with Age, Grade, Accelerated Reader, Fountas & Pinnell, Reading Recovery, DRA, PM Readers, and Lexile.

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    Learning from Others - Could the Finnish Model Work Here? Preschool-Grade 8
    Finland's high literacy rates and test scores are discussed, along with particulars of its educational system.

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    Literacy processes in youth and adults Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article reports part of the results of the research for the Master's Thesis in Educational Psychology at the University of Buenos Aires: Procesos de construcción del sistema de escritura en el aula de adultos. Case study, developed in Buenos Aires,...

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    Literature - Bringing Pleasure and Value to Young Readers Grade 3-Grade 6 New!!
    McGarrell discusses how young readers can learn to love great literature. They can learn a lot from what they read and they will be able to apply what they learn in the stories. This paper was presented at the 18th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Little House on the Prairie - Language Arts Unit Grade 3-Grade 5
    This 16-day unit features reading Wilder's Little House on the Prairie novel, including lesson plans, worksheets, a reader's theater, and a final unit quiz. Connect social studies with the accompanying thematic...

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    Lost in Translation: Helping Students Create Meaning in the Content Areas Grade 9-Grade 12
    This article discusses ideas for content-area reading strategies and suggests the range of possibilities that are available to teachers as they assist students with reading tasks. To assist students, content-area instructors can divide reading assignments...

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    Make it Count - Integrated Unit of Study Grade 5-Grade 8
    Each unit integrates instruction in Directed Reading, Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies. Students also incorporate social skills development, character building, and service experiences throughout the unit. The North American Division Curriculum Guides...

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    Making Education Work Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The combined efforts of school and home as well as reading, phonics, math, writing, science, and homework are important areas in which schools can make education work. A discussion of the U.S. Department of Education's "What Works: Research About Teaching...

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    Math-Related Problems of Dyslexia Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Strategies for helping the learning-disabled child master math. Math difficulties may be traced to dyslexia and/or reading related problems, may be part of an overall learning disability, but for some math may be the only subject in which they have problems....

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    Meaningful Reading Assessment with the Use of Running Records Kindergarten-Grade 6
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation introduces and reviews the why and how-to of using running records during reading instruction. This powerful assessment tool is useful in tracking progress and informing your instruction.

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    Meeting At-Risk Students Kindergarten-Grade 4
    This article discusses two methods of working with students in reading: Reading Recovery and Accelerated Reader. The first method involves working with at-risk students throughout the school year teaching reading skills. The second method, a computerized reading...

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    Pacific Press Publishing Association Tertiary-Lifelong
    Home page of Pacific Press with links to educational publications, children's sites, information on submissions, magazines, Adventist Book Centers, and more. Pacific Press has also created quizzes to go with many of their leveled readers, accessed through...

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    Pathways Reading Workshop Kindergarten-Grade 8
    In this presentation to Canadian Adventist teachers, Fryson reviews the concepts of comprehensive literacy, before focusing on the components of reading workshops within the Pathways curriculum used in NAD elementary language arts education.

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    Predictors of sixth-grade English-reading performance in Adventist schools in Mindanao, Philippines Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Proficient reading determines the academic success and eventually the future of the school child. Reading is among the important skills upon which other academic learning can be achieved by school children. In the Philippines, reading is an interactive process...

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    Prevention is Worth Many a Cure Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Helping children succeed as readers takes a pro-active approach from the teacher and parental involvement. Patricia Cove shares how keeping vocabulary logs, having students complete book reports, keep journals, and write creative stories or little books can...

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    Promoting Reading Month Grade 1-Grade 8
    Are you ready to get your students excited about reading? Making reading month special and exciting is a great way to promote reading in all grades. In this 2006 NAD Teachers Convention presentation, discover techniques that have generated noticeable improvement...

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    Read Aloud - Why It Can Change You and Your Classroom 0-2 years-Grade 8
    Reading aloud to your students will change their lives in ways that seem too incredible to be real. Based on Mem Fox’s Reading Magic, this 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation challenges teachers to make this part of their classroom routine and...

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    Readers Theatre - A Unique Approach to Reading and Writing Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Readers Theatre provides opportunities for readers and audiences to interact. Students develop writing and communication skills, along with comprehension and understanding of subject matter. The author gives examples of how Readers Theatre can be used across...

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    Readers Theatre - Bringing the Bible to Life Grade 1-Grade 7
    A collection of 12 Reader's Theatre scripts teaching Bible stories and Christian themes (ex. heaven). Each script also has a page of Extension Activities in various areas of the curriculum so the teacher can introduce the script in an interesting fashion or...

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    Readers Theatre for Christian Worship - Biblical Stories of Courage and Faith Grade 5-Lifelong
    This book includes 20 presentational scripts taking around 8 minutes to read. These scripts are not interactive with the audience. Readings include stories from both the Old and New Testament writings: Christmas, Prodigal Son, Good Samaritan, Ruth, Noah, Abraham,...

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    Readers Theatre, Bible and Fluency Grade 3-Grade 12
    "Readers Theatre has been a dramatic genre for many years. Only recently, however, has it been seriously applied to educational endeavors and, even then, seldom to the teaching of Biblical themes and related values. In view of the mandate to integrate...

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    Reading Boys Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article suggests positive steps teachers can take to foster in their male students a greater engagement with reading. From the JAE special issue on reading.

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    Reading comprehension characteristics in college students Grade 10-Tertiary
    This article seeks to reflect on the low level of reading comprehension in university students in their first levels, especially in the careers of Law and Psychology at the Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia Barrancabermeja.

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    Reading Comprehension Strategies Grade 1-Grade 8
    Educational products specifically designed by Adventist special educators to assist classroom teachers to successfully work with students with learning difficulties. Featuring the enhanced DVD Understanding Dyslexia: A Guide for Educators with corresponding...

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    Reading Comprehension Strategies to Improve Writing Skills in the High School English Class Grade 9-Grade 12
    "Whether students pursue employment as blue-collar or white-collar workers, employers expect them to be able to read, write, and comprehend numerous types of communication."

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    Reading for Information Unit Template Grade 5-Grade 9
    Created by an education student, this document will help teachers instruct students to read texts with understanding. Use as a unit plan or as a template to create your own.

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    Reading for Meaning - Fluently Kindergarten-Grade 8
    With materials from this 2018 NAD convention workshop, "explore three powerful, research-based strategies for accelerating reading achievement: teacher modeling, repeated readings, and progress monitoring."

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    Reading in Minecraft - A Generation Alpha Case Study Grade 3-Grade 12
    “This qualitative case study reports the Four Resource Model (FRM) reading practices used by a Generation Alpha while playing the game Minecraft. . . . This game presents a multimodal text which this child is able to successfully navigate while designing...

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    Reading Instruction - Moving from How to Why Through Paradigmatic Clarification Kindergarten-Grade 8
    In this article, the author traces the history of reading instruction and provides a philosophical and theoretical context for reading practice. The implications for reading instruction are then examined. The longitudinal and latitudinal nature of reading...

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    Reading Like a Writer - Thinking, Experiencing, and Writing Enthusiastically Grade 1-Grade 12
    In order to teach students to think, teachers must, themselves, be thinkers. Since writers must be thinkers, teachers must also teach thinking when teaching writing. The teacher must model the whole process to teach writing well. To model writing, one must...

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    Really Reading from A to Z Kindergarten-Grade 5
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation helps you find ways to obtain the best bang for your Learning A-Z Membership bucks. Four teachers show how they have successfully used Reading A-Z and Raz-Kids with their students.

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    Relationships between learning style preferences of selected elementary pupils and their achievement in Math and Reading Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The purpose was to determine (1) which learning style elements, as characteristic of High and of Low Achievers in Math and in Reading, effectively discriminate between these groups, and (2) which learning style elements may be predictors of achievement in...

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    Relationships between some characteristics of the preschool family and later school performance Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This paper describes the relationship between some characteristics of preschool families, such as the educational quality of the family environment and the education and occupation of both parents, and the subsequent school performance of the child. school...

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    Running From the Traditional Approach to Teaching Reading Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Literature circles are a way of teaching reading, which moves away from the traditional, teacher-directed way of teaching with anthologies and workbooks. How to teach using literature circles is discussed. From the JAE special issue on reading.

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    Running on Empty - Student Activities Grade 4-Grade 8
    For purposes of this guide, the book Running on Empty is broken down into 10 reading days. You may choose to have your students read the entire Running on Empty book at one sitting and then do some suggested activities. Or you may cover the book in...

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    Ruth Readers Theater Grade 5-Grade 12
    This Readers Theater tells the story of Ruth from the New International Version.

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    Scientific article reading report Tertiary-Lifelong
    An example that can be used to make a scientific reading report. Made by the Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Research Methodology; University of Montemorelos.

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    Scripture Worthy and Complex Text for Close Reading Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Presented at the 2018 NAD convention, these close reading exercises were prepared for three grade level groups: K-2 3-5

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    SQ3R - Language Arts Unit Plan Grade 4 Grade 4
    This Unit Plan integrates the Bible in a Language Arts lesson on SQ3R. It also provides opportunities for learning across other content areas. It is student-centered, faith-based, and best of all, fun for everyone.

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    Story Senses Worksheet Grade 1-Grade 6
    A one-page worksheet organizing student responses to a story through the senses of sight, sound, touch, speech and smell.

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    Strategies for Helping Beginning Readers With Dyslexia Kindergarten-Grade 2
    A multisensory approach to phonics is important for reading success. Dyslexics' problems are not caused by lack of intelligence, incompetent instruction, or insufficient social interaction. What can a teacher do? The teacher must bolster the child's sense...

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    Summary Writing Unit Plan Grade 4 Grade 4
    This Unit Plan integrates faith in a Language Arts lesson on summary writing. It also provides opportunities for learning across other content areas. It is student-centered, faith-based, and best of all, fun for everyone.

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    Support for regular learning children in basic skills. A work strategy by level groups. Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In basic education there is a need to work on mastering skills such as cognitive development, reading and writing. Fundación Educacional Arauco, a private institution that has been carrying out teacher training programs for teachers in basic municipalized...

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    Teacher behaviors which promote reading comprehension achievement in fourth grade classes Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The purpose was to identify teacher behaviors which promote student achievement in reading comprehension, as measured by comparing variables on the Reading Comprehension Observation Instrument (RCOI) and the Reading Comprehension test of the Iowa Tests of...

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    That Johnny Will Read Grade 1-Lifelong
    A review of services offered by the Atlantic Union College reading center. Students who read at low levels learn study and reading skills that will lift them off academic probation. Students who score higher in reading learn speed-reading techniques and other...

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    The Case of My Favorite Book - Creating a Reading Class Skit Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This play can provide lots of fun and at the same time be great reading motivation. It could be presented at chapel, a parent meeting, or in class.

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    The cloze procedure, an overview Grade 10-Tertiary
    The cloze procedure could be defined as a method consisting of systematically omitting or deleting words from a prose text and then evaluating the reader's success in guessing or replacing the deleted words (McKenna and Robinson, 1980).

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    The First Christmas - Readers Theatre Grade 1-Lifelong
    A Christmas reading, based on Matthew 2, in presentational, interactive, and echo format. Each reading covers approximately the same content but with a different style to suit a different audience. It is up to the worship leader to determine which script is...

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    The Possibilities of Potentials Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Cindy Mayo shares how she integrates parts of the Reading Potentials-- Action Phonics program into her multi-grade reading readiness classes. Using pointers such as frequency, recency, duration, intensity, association, and primacy to reinforce learning...

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    The Puzzle of Student Success - Assessing Without Stress Leading to Great Differentiated Instruction Preschool Thru 6th Grade Preschool-Grade 6
    Read this presentation from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session to "learn why today's child comes to school with a different brain than you did, how it impacts your instruction, and what is required to accelerate student outcomes...learn the science...

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    The Role of Phonemic Awareness and Phonics in Beginning Reading Kindergarten-Grade 3
    The focus of this article is the importance of phonemic awareness and phonics instruction in teaching beginning reading. Topics discussed include the five levels of phonemic awareness, namely, oral rhyming, oddity tasks, oral blending, oral phoneme segmentation,...

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    The vision to which Satan was tenaciously opposed Grade 7-Lifelong
    It is not difficult to understand God's interest in his work in this world and his concern for the welfare of his children. However, we can perhaps lose sight of the fact that Satan also watches the progress of God's kingdom on earth with avid interest and...

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    The Witch of Blackbird Pond Grade 5-Grade 8
    This unit, based on Speare's novel, The Witch of Blackbird Pond, explores the concepts of forgiveness and loving one’s enemies within the context of colonial American history. Grade 5-8 students can explore these concepts while learning about the English...

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    Third Grade Independent Reading Series Grade 3
    This series of packets is designed to guide third grade student independent reading of informational texts that align with NAD Pathways reading texts. Each packet includes reading comprehension and vocabulary activities that can be used with any book on the...

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    Thirteen Ways to Make Children Want to Read Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Thirteen suggestions for helping children want to read.

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    Trouble on the Blue Planet Workbook and Activity Grade 4-Grade 8
    The activity book, designed for use with reader "Trouble On the Blue Planet", allows the teacher to choose the time frame, activities, and project options according to student needs. At the completion of this reading activity, the students should...

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    Unique Hands-on Literature Units Grade 5-Grade 8
    "These interactive literature units make reading class fun while actively engaging the students in a hands-on experience that helps them understand and appreciate the story. These lesson plans will also help to organize the teacher and help to teach a...

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    Use of the audio visual tactile treatment on disabled readers in grades three and four - its effect on word recognition, silent reading comprehension, and attitude towards reading Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of the Audio Visual Tactile (AVT) treatment in third- and fourth-grade disabled readers in three areas of reading: word-recognition skills, silent-reading comprehension skills, and attitude...

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    Using Literacy Support Strategies to Enhance Reading Comprehension in Science Grade 1-Grade 12
    “This article discusses methods for helping students understand—not just memorize—the scientific concepts presented in the textbook and reinforced by the activities.” Davidson and Overstreet note research that has found that “the...

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    Vocabulary Instruction Kindergarten-Grade 8
    From the JAE special issue on reading, this article provides insights into teaching vocabulary.

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    What Teachers Don't Know About the New Adventist Readers Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Note that this is about the Life series, not Pathways. A description of the process involved in the making of the Life Series reading textbooks as evidence of the solid base of research and technology on which the series is based. Story selection, selection...

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    Whole Language in the Middle and Secondary School Grade 5-Grade 12
    This article shows how whole language can be used in middle and secondary schools. It dispels some myths of whole language, shows how it could be used in mathematics and literature classes, and gives examples of what would be changed in a classroom if a teacher...