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Vocabulary is an important part of understanding a text and is vital for reading ea...se and fluency. Vocabulary teaching strategies can help students build the tools to understand new words on their own.
Students can increase their understanding by seeing how the material connects with their lif...e. Have your students make personal connections with the text by writing it down on the page. You can also help students comprehend the text by helping them see an association with current events.
Blend real-world problem solving skills into your curriculum. Have your students write out sol...utions to the problem and discuss their ideas as a class or in small groups.
Have each student set their own reading goals. This can help them take action in building rea...ding skills and students will be more mindful of how they are improving.
Long, complex reading can be more digestible by breaking it up into pieces. Shorter segments wi...ll help students retain the information as the class discusses the materials. It can also help students build confidence in understanding a complex subject.