Recipe for Reading Success FREEBIE ~ Metacognition ~ Comprehension Strategy

Recipe for Reading Success FREEBIE ~ Metacognition ~ Compr
Recipe for Reading Success FREEBIE ~ Metacognition ~ Compr
Recipe for Reading Success FREEBIE ~ Metacognition ~ Compr
Recipe for Reading Success FREEBIE ~ Metacognition ~ Compr
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The Recipe for Reading Success was designed to provide your students with the opportunity to develop a deep understanding of how to connect their reading and thinking. Using this comprehension strategy in your classroom will give your students the opportunity to:

• Develop an in-depth understanding of why is vital for good readers to think while they are reading.
• Encourage students to actively think and use metacognition while reading.
• Utilize multiple reading strategies to better comprehend the text.

You may use these lessons and activities with any text or chapter, multiple books, a specific genre, poetry, etc. The strategies and activities are very effective for all subject areas... even nonfiction and math. :) It also lends itself to encourage students to effectively work with partners. You will also find these strategies and lessons beneficial for RTI, struggling students, and to use for guided reading mini-lessons.

The Recipe for Reading Success is a small portion of a much larger download, the Real Reading Salad. Included in the full-product Real Reading Salad Kit:

-Metacognition: Real Reading Salad classroom poster
-Mini-lesson directions: Using Thinking Stems
-Thinking Stems classroom poster
-Model lesson directions: Real Reading Salad
-Real Reading Salad bowl labels (color)
-Real Reading Salad bowl labels (black & white)
-Page of tomato cards / text clip art
-Page of lettuce cards / thinking clip art
-Option: page of text cards (no clip art)
-Option: page of thinking cards (no clip art)
-Option: page of blank cards
-Large Reading Salad bowl with salad visual
-Center label: Metacognition and Reading Salad with directions
-Real Reading Salad Practice form to use with center activity
-Model lesson directions: Recipe for Reading Success
-Recipe for Reading Success classroom poster
-Recipe form for student to complete
-Recipe for Reading Salad: Text & Thinking student sheet
-Important Words & Definitions lesson directions
-5 word, definition, example, and photograph sets with one blank template
-Real Reading vs. Fake Reading Organizer in color
-Real Reading vs. Fake Reading Organizer student copy

If this freebie is a good fit for your classroom, you may be interested in the full-product download:

Real Reading Salad

The Metacognition Real Reading Salad can also be found in a bundled set.

If you were to purchase this kit separately, the total price would be $18.00. With the bundled price, you are getting 2 metacognition ~ comprehension products for absolutely FREE! :)

Metacognition Mega Bundle

Here is another one of my new, but favorite metacognition / comprehension kits:

Brain Buddies Metacognition Folder Kit


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Jen Bradshaw
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Recipe for Reading Success FREEBIE ~ Metacognition ~ Compr
Recipe for Reading Success FREEBIE ~ Metacognition ~ Compr
Recipe for Reading Success FREEBIE ~ Metacognition ~ Compr
Recipe for Reading Success FREEBIE ~ Metacognition ~ Compr
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