***Visualizing for Comprehension Lesson Plan***
To become better readers, your students should visualize what they are reading about. This lesson plan has 4 DAYS worth of mini lessons, including 2 work pages and 2 student handouts for their reference. This packet will help you introduce the conce
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.
My students LOVE Magic School Bus but a lot of the worksheets I find are more advance then my kiddos. Most of the worksheets require handwritten answers and that is a big struggle.
Each worksheet (front and back) is dedicated to one Magic School Bus episode and asks 8 comprehension questions. Rathe
This is a language arts center activity that features photographs for the skill of visualization. The cards feature 1 picture with a prompt. The students will select a card, study the picture, read the questions and answer the questions from the card on the worksheets provided.
Teaching the reading strategy: Using Visuals for Comprehension
The focus of this strategy is to teach students how to use visuals for comprehension while reading text.
This is one of many interactive reading strategies created by Wise Guys that can be used right away in your classroom with your s
This is a set of questions for visual learners who are using the Leveled Literacy Intervention program. I made this set for my classroom of students who struggled to answer comprehension questions without the use of visuals.
Each page contains 3-5 comprehension questions with a pictures selection
This lesson plan is written for the text, A Bad Case of Stripes using the comprehension strategy Visualize.
Our Comprehension Lesson Plans
These lesson plans include everything you need to guide your students through a gradual release of real thinking about meaningful text. We have selected texts
How do we help students navigate their environment? VISUAL SUPPORTS! Research shows that visuals help students with autism navigate their environment. While all the verbal input of the home or school quickly becomes overwhelming, visuals cut through the noise bringing clarity and understanding to th
This lesson plan is written for the text, My Name is Yoon using the comprehension strategy Visualize. (INCLUDES A NAME BINGO PAGE!)
Our Comprehension Lesson Plans
These lesson plans include everything you need to guide your students through a gradual release of real thinking about meaningful text.
This is a 12 question symbolated adapted quiz featuring visual representations of most words on the page. The subject matter of the quiz is the Circulatory system. This is a great pre/post test for a unit on the body systems, specifically on a Circulatory System Unit. This also can satisfy various s
ESL active listening and visual comprehension using video, visual and active engagement activities.
1. Video with listening activity
2. Vocabulary repetition (words and sentences)
3. Vocabulary analysis (individual words and questions)
4. Vocabulary story (listen and answer questions in pairs)
ESL visual comprehension, listening and writing. For Example
• As a class and in pairs, students will practice reading fluency in English using new vocabulary and a sample from the reading selection.
• As a class and in pairs, students will make a personal connection to the text
Reading. Thinking. Writing! Illustrations and corresponding sentences are combined in the 25 lessons featured here to challenge discrimination and comparison abilities.
Example Instructions: Read the sentences. Write each one next to the picture it tells about.
PICTURE CLUE: A Ball Under an Umbre
Yes, my students love holiday songs. I needed to use it and make it functional in therapy. I have started with Rudolph, with 6 questions, and Frosty , with 6 questions. Questions are provided in a picture form as well as 3 multiple choice answers. My students have loved this activity and it's an eas
This lesson plan is written for the text, The Polar Express By Chris Van Allsburg using the comprehension strategy visualize.
In addition to the usual comprehension materials, we have included the following writing materials for students to write with descriptive words, just as Chris Van Allsburg
Use this easy to-use graphic organizer to teach the comprehension strategy of "Visualization or visualizing." The students can fill in the blank on the top of the organizer to brainstorm why good readers might use the visualization strategy. Students can use this to respond to their reading and can
This is a video-based activity, based on the experiences of a deaf woman, Rachel, and her attempts to understand and be understood.
The activity includes a class discussion component, video/listening comprehension, plus an writing/extended thinking activity where students can reflect and write down
This is a free item. You all know the book "I know an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Pie". It's a great book, and perfect for Thanksgiving. If you don't have it, go purchase or borrow it. This set of materials consists of visuals to go with the book, and comprehension questions. It is meant for the
A visualizing poster and description set for use during your comprehension lessons on visualizing. This poster will remind young readers to use their 5 senses to make mental images as they read to help deepen their understanding of a story.
Visualizing for Comprehension by Tracey Schumacher is lic
This is a kid-friendly explanation/description of Visualizing or Imaging (reading comprehension strategy) for students. This may be used as a resource or tool for teaching visualizing to whole classes or small groups and works well with Close Reading (sketch to stretch strategy), for using with poet
This is a kid-friendly explanation/description of Visualizing (reading comprehension strategy) for educators, parents, and students. This may be used as a classroom poster, handout, take-home resource for parents/guardians, and/or part of an interactive comprehension journal.
This download is a story companion pack for The Rainbow Fish, by Marcus Pfister. I love teaching this book, and I hope you will too!
I truly hope you enjoy this packet as much as my students have enjoyed using it! I love teaching this book with my Ocean Theme, but it is also great when working on s
Teaching main idea has never been so fun! Are you ready for a hands-on, highly visual comprehension tool for your little readers? This main idea packet comes with THREE hands-on and unique Main Idea Slider templates to help little readers identify the main idea and three details within a piece of
Valentine's Day Craft: Valentine's Day Writing: Use these mini lessons, printables, and Valentine's Day craft to teach your students about the history of Valentine's Day and defining a valentine before writing about the ways they show family and friends they care. Use pictures of your students to pu
This packet contains 3 adapted recipe units for some fun Fall Themed cooking! Cooking is a fun and motivating activity that is great for language development, sequencing, fine motor skills, reading, and following directions! Great for children with special needs or early elementary grades!
This book study contains over 60 pages of activities. Please read the full product description before purchasing.
This book study is for book one in this series, The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau. It addresses multiple reading skills and CCSS. Each chapter comes with a vocabulary sheet and activit
The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe is one of my favorite novels to read with my students. This book is aligned with 4th, 5th, and 6th grade standards and can easily be adapted or differentiated for other grade levels. Teacher tested, classroom approved!
This novel study is aligned to the Common
Book Report Craftivity for Nonfiction or Informational Texts
Get your students thinking about their reading with this fun anytime book-tivity for nonfiction books or informational texts. You can use this book craftivity to replace traditional book reports, or have your students complete reade
This CORE vocabulary adapted fairy tale story set was created to bring the joy of fairy tales to all students.
These traditional tales are rewritten using CORE vocabulary (aka: sight words), while still maintaining their classic value.
Each is told with simple, high frequency, functional langua
The Common Core State Standards call for our students to read closely to complex text. Close reading has been found to be a key component for making gains in reading. These comprehension sticks are a simple way to hold your students accountable and to make sure they are thinking while reading. Use t
This Common Core aligned book study resource was created to accompany the book A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams. It includes vocabulary, comprehension questions, writing prompts and more!
Here’s what you’ll find inside:
• Vocabulary List: This list includes words, definitions, and visual
*Over the course of a week you could cover reading, writing, speaking, listening and grammar activities, all based around the theme of body language!*
WORKSHEETS AND ACTIVITIES INCLUDED:
Listening and Speaking Activity
A listening activity in which learners watch a short instructional video on how
This reading comprehension set was made for English Language Learners in mind who have a difficult time answering questions without visuals.
This comprehension pack is also perfect for early readers and special education.
These can be used for small group, one-on-one instructi
This packet contains 3 adapted recipe units for some fun St. Patty Themed cooking! Cooking is a fun and motivating activity that is great for language development, sequencing, fine motor skills, reading, and following directions! Great for children with special needs or early elementary grades!
This language based book companion is the prefect compliment to the book The Night Before Valentine's Day by Natasha Wing. Using this companion pack you can easily address 10 different language skills, such as tier 1 and 2 vocabulary, sequencing, comprehension, and many more! With the purchase of th
This interactive story will keep your students engaged and motivated while they practice a variety of important speech and language skills. They will giggle their way through this story, and while they're laughing and having fun, they'll also be learning--without even realizing it!
NOTE: This produ
This packet contains 3 adapted recipe units for some fun Valentine's Day Themed cooking! Cooking is a fun and motivating activity that is great for language development, sequencing, fine motor skills, reading, and following directions! Great for children with special needs or early elementary grades
This is a novel study unit for ANY grade two novel! There are a couple of versions of some activities so the unit can be used throughout the year for multiple novel studies without your students getting bored! Many pages can also be used for any other type of book. Made by Primary Adventures.
This packet contains an adapted recipe units for a fun Spring Themed cooking activity! Cooking is a fun and motivating activity that is great for language development, sequencing, fine motor skills, reading, and following directions! Great for children with special needs or early elementary grades!
Everything is scripted for you to teach Spanish 1 Greetings in the target language with maximum student engagement -- minute by minute for eight days!
Today’s bundle purchases includes 8 PowerPoints with a combined total of over 800 slides that you will use from when the students enter your cla
Attached is a list of strategies that can be applied to tools in a toolbox. (images of tools are not included).
This is a great tool to teach, practice, and review reading strategies! Help students visualize comprehension strategies and imagine that readers have a tool box they can use when they re
Standards Met and Summary of This Lesson
This is a 21 page common core-aligned unit that focuses on the critical thinking skill, visualizing. Students will learn to create an image in their mind as they read. They will also make connections to their own lives and describe the images and connections
This language based book companion is the prefect compliment to the book There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Turkey by Lucille Colandro. Using this companion pack you can easily address 10 different language skills, such as tier 1 vocabulary, sequencing, retell, comprehension, and much more! This
This language based book companion is the prefect compliment to the book If You Take A Mouse To School by Laura Numeroff. Using this companion pack you can easily address 9 different language skills, such as tier 1 and 2 vocabulary, sequencing, comprehension, and many more! With the purchase of this
25 thoroughly engaging differentiated activities around the themes of school and technology. 4 lessons centered around texts about school, social media and its role in education and the negative effects of social media in school.
Check out the Tech Unit Bundle with the short story: Mi abuelita tie
I teach Spanish 1 using visual comprehensible input (VCI) to a broad spectrum of seventh and eighth and ninth graders. You’ve heard of tprs® and comprehensible input?
Well this is the next generation – visual comprehensible input for 90% target language and improved classroom management.
This package is aligned with Journeys 3rd Grade Unit 4. It is packed full of engaging activities perfect for whole group, CENTERS, EARLY FINISHERS, HOMEWORK, ELA ROTATIONS, & STATIONS. Great for SUB PLANS too:)
It contains a variety of activities from each lesson of unit 4 to teach, re-teach,
This set of lesson plans, resources, and activities is for use with Doctor De Soto, Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, The Memory String, and The Polar Express.
These resources can be used for whole group, small group, and independent instruction – which makes these them a smart choice for literacy
Not all level A readers are the same! Not all level __ readers are the same. I created these readers, intended to be used with iPads in a 21st century paperless classroom (although all the paper options for traditional use can be done as well) to help scaffold and differentiate support to all level
If you own the SORTING MATS GROWING BUNDLE do not purchase this resource separately as it is included
A great resource for literacy rotations or even use for observational assessment. Fantastic for all levels as you can choose how many different rhyming sets/word families the students are working o
Everything is scripted for you to teach greetings in the target language with maximum student engagement -- minute by minute on day 2!
Video Pre-View of DTG Day 2 Spanish 1 with 2016 updates
Scroll past Day 1 until you find Day 2.
Today’s purchases includes a PowerPoint with