Improving Comprehension with Think-Aloud Strategies by Jeffrey Wilhelm
Modeling What Good Readers Do

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Think aloud as you read from a novel, a textbook, or any kind of book and watch your students become confident, fluent readers! With this simple, powerful technique, you can show students how you use strategies such as inferring, visualizing, and summarizing. Finally, students can "see" what good readers do and apply it to their own reading process. Think alouds are great for struggling readers, because they make reading an active, social experience. Includes engaging activities like Open Mind, Fish Bowl, Thought Bubbles, Post its, and more. For use with Grades 3-8.

About Jeffrey Wilhelm

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Jeff D. Wilhelm is a professor at University of Maine, Orono, and author of You Gotta BE the Book and Strategic Reading. He continues to teach middle school and regularly presents workshops at national education conferences.
Published October 1, 2001 by Scholastic Teaching Resources. 176 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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