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Visualizing - A Comprehension Strategy

Visualizing - A Comprehension Strategy
Visualizing - A Comprehension Strategy
Visualizing - A Comprehension Strategy
Visualizing - A Comprehension Strategy
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For a student to be considered a good reader they must go beyond decoding words. Without comprehension, students who are fluent decoders are just "barking at the print." Visualization is a strategy good readers use to make mental pictures in their mind about what is happening in a text.

This huge unit includes everything you need to not only teach this strategy but review and revisit it throughout the year.

Included: definition, teacher notes, 3 classroom posters, visualizing mini-lessons, extension lessons, multiple graphic organizers to support lessons, practice pages, 7 review activities, visualizing song, pictionary game cards.

Be sure to check out my QUESTIONING UNIT too!
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Great vizualization unit. Thanks so much for taking the time to create!
On  November 10, 2012Randi answered:
You're welcome! This unit made my brain hurt.
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On  October 23, 2012Randi answered:
Thank you! Visualizing is always a tricky skill. It's so hard to explain to students since as adults we do it without realizing it.
Randi
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On  October 9, 2012,  Buyer asked:
Does this product contain reading passages that students can practice on a first or second grade reading level?
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On  October 9, 2012Randi answered:
There are 11 passages total. 4 are short passages for reading and visualizing based on the words. The others are descriptive passages about an object. The students then have to figure out what is being described based on the clues. Students could read these independently if needed. The lessons were designed for whole group instruction so the teacher could guide the visualizing process. I think the reading level of the passages would be on more of a second grade reading level. Let me know if you have any additional questions.
Thanks!
Randi
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On  April 8, 2012,  Evelyn B. asked:
Randi, I LOVE your comprehension resources. I appreciate that you leave them generic so that I can use the books that are available in my classroom or modify to fit my students interests. : )
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On  April 8, 2012Randi answered:
Thank you so much! Sometimes you just need basic skills to review when needed. Did you have any questions? This comment came under the questions box so I wanted to make sure....
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Visualizing - A Comprehension Strategy
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Visualizing - A Comprehension Strategy