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    A Way of Processing Scientific Textbooks Information and Its Influence on Comprehension Grade 11-Tertiary
    "Students who are fit to cope with academic discourse develop cognitive and metacognitive skills that enable them to understand information contained in scientific textbooks and therefore improve their learning process. This study evaluates reading...

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    Butterflies and Moths Study Guide or Quiz Grade 5-Grade 6 New!!
    These 10 Study Guides/Quizzes and their accompanying Answer Keys assist students and teachers with their study of Butterflies and Moths, one of the 5th grade anchor texts in the North American Division language arts curriculum.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Geography Questions for Prentice Hall World Studies Textbooks Grade 5-Grade 6
    The comprehension questions and teacher answer key in this resource correspond to the four Social Studies textbooks are used in North American Adventist sixth grade classrooms (or in small schools may be used every other year in a 5th/6th grade classroom)....

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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 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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    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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    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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    Keys to Teaching Reading Comprehension Grade 2-Lifelong
    In a recent 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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    Literary Clubs: Enhancing Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing Skills Grade 11-Lifelong
    Forming literary clubs is one way of enriching the curriculum and motivating in-coming freshmen to think, read, and write critically at a college level. Daley discusses the educator's role in assisting students who arrive at college with inadequate reading,...

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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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    NAD Grade 3 Reading Comprehension Worksheets Grade 3-Grade 4
    Note: This resource is based on the original Pathways theme book selections. There is some overlap with Pathways 2.0. Access worksheets and keys created by Wisconsin small school teacher Ron Wood for each of the North American Division of Seventh-day...

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    NAD Grade 4 Reading Comprehension Worksheets Grade 3-Grade 4
    Note: This resource is based on the original Pathways theme book selections. There is some overlap with Pathways 2.0. Access worksheets and keys created by Wisconsin small school teacher Ron Wood for each of the North American Division of Seventh-day...

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    NAD Grade 5 Reading Comprehension Worksheets Grade 5-Grade 6
    Note: This resource is based on the original Pathways theme book selections. There is some overlap with Pathways 2.0. Access worksheets and keys created by Wisconsin small school teacher Ron Wood for each of the North American Division of Seventh-day...

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    NAD Grade 6 Reading Comprehension Worksheets Grade 5-Grade 6
    Note: This resource is based on the original Pathways theme book selections. There is some overlap with Pathways 2.0. Access worksheets and keys created by Wisconsin small school teacher Ron Wood for each of the North American Division of Seventh-day...

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    NAD Grade 7 Reading Comprehension Worksheets Grade 7-Grade 8
    Note: This resource is based on the original Pathways theme book selections. There is some overlap with Pathways 2.0. Access worksheets and keys created by Wisconsin small school teacher Ron Wood for each of the North American Division of Seventh-day...

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    NAD Grade 8 Reading Comprehension Worksheets Grade 7-Grade 8
    Note: This resource is based on the original Pathways theme book selections. There is some overlap with Pathways 2.0. Access worksheets and keys created by Wisconsin small school teacher Ron Wood for each of the North American Division of Seventh-day...

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    Pathways Text Questions - Shepherd Warrior Grade 7
    Extensive set of questions for every chapter of the book Shepherd Warrior by Bradley Booth. This book is the 7th grade, Walking with God selection for Pathways 2.0, the language arts program developed by the NAD for Adventist schools.

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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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    Reading Comprehension Characteristics in College Students Grade 10-Tertiary
    "This article reflects upon the low level of reading comprehension in university students, in their first years of university, particularly in the degrees of Law and Psychology in the Cooperative University of Colombia (Barrancabermeja campus)."

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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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    Small Steps - Question Sets Grade 5
    Extensive set of questions for every chapter of the book Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio by Peg Kehret. This book is part of the Pathways Program, the Seventh-day Adventist Language Arts Program developed by the NAD.

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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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    Summary Writing Unit Plan Grade 4-Grade 6 New!!
    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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    The Effectiveness of the Methods of Reciprocal Teaching - As Applied within the NSW Primary Subject Human Society and Its Environment - An Exploratory Study Grade 1-Grade 8
    This TEACH journal article examines reciprocal teaching (RT), "a process involving four distinct activities (questioning, clarifying, summarising and predicting) employed in a student-led, team approach to develop reading comprehension skills among primary...

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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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    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 a Direct-Instruction Approach With the Life Series Readers Kindergarten-Grade 8
    In this article, Shirley Freed interviews a teacher who uses the Direct-Instruction approach to teaching in her third and fourth grade classroom. She shares her strategy for incorporating the Seventh-day Adventist Life Series Readers, and using a system of...

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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...