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Description - Reading Comprehension Boosters by Thomas G. Gunning

An effective resource for improving young students'
comprehension skills
With 100 high-interest reading activities, this book is designed
to help students gain fundamental comprehension skills so they can
succeed in reading complex and varied types of texts. Each lesson
includes a brief reading selection followed by questions,
multiple-choice selections, and thinking and writing activities.
The activities, all on reproducible worksheets, can be used to give
individual students or groups extra practice, or as supplemental
skill-building and test-prep activities for the full class.

Activities are grouped within seven units, each focusing on an
important aspect of comprehension

Units increase in difficulty level so that students gain
proficiency as they work through the material

High-interest themes include stories about robots, animal
helpers, space, and famous people

Offers activities that build the advanced cognitive skills
called for in the National Assessment of Education Progress
(NAEP)

Each lesson includes a teacher section with guidance on how to
introduce the activities to students and support them in their
reading practices.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470399927
ISBN-10: 0470399929
Format: Paperback / softback
(291mm x 216mm x 26mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 14-May-2010
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Thomas G. Gunning

Thomas G. Gunning, a consultant and former public school teacher, is professor emeritus in the Department of Reading at Southern Connecticut State University and adjunct professor at Central Connecticut State University. He teaches a variety of courses on literacy, remedial reading, and reading diagnosis.

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