Description - Reading Comprehension Boosters by Thomas G. Gunning
An effective resource for improving young students'
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
Each lesson includes a teacher section with guidance on how to
introduce the activities to students and support them in their
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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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