Reading Comprehension is a vital skill that sometimes develops slowly in our students. For this reason, guided reading, and reading comprehension strategies must be taught early and often.
This download is a mini-lesson in reading comprehension that provides students with reading strategies that they will use throughout their studies.
The handout is concise but not overly rigorous. It includes:
1. An authentic article of paragraph length that relates to U.S.-Mexican border relations after 9/11 (Age appropriate for Middle School and above with no graphic information)
2. Five valuable reading comprehension strategies
3. Notes to the teacher for successful facilitation of the lesson
The greatest benefits of this handout / activity rests in:
+ its promotion of reading,
+ its cultural value as it refereces U.S.-Mexican relations
+ it is perfect for collaboration and team-building