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Overview of Comprehension strategies. AiZ Learning Leaders Session 7. Agenda. Reviewing between session activity of session 6 Reflection on practices, skills and strategies needed by students and teachers. Between Session Action. What professional reading did you do in the past two weeks? - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Overview of Comprehension *
Background knowledge about comprehension – discuss in small groups and listing on charts.
Learning
Reviewing between session activity of session 6
Reflection on practices, skills and strategies needed by students and teachers.
Sandra Pizaro
Between Session Action
What professional reading did you do in the past two weeks?
Why were these chosen?
Discuss the data you passed on to your colleagues
What strategies or skills did you discuss?
Did you trial a different teaching practice?
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The evidence showed:-
Context clues
Making connections
Sandra Pizaro
Any connections to this information?
Difficult to most difficult
What tools did we use to strengthen the item knowledge?
VELS Standards, Progression Points, Continuum
Professional reading
*
Sandra Pizaro
How was the data used?
How did you support the staff to develop an understanding of the use of data?
What did you find were the areas of concern?
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Looking at the data presented by Patrick Griffin.
Have you organised or conducted a PLT on the data.
Share with the group your intentions or results
Collection of anecdotal evidence
Conversations / conferring (focussed discussion)
Accountability
Taking into account...
1. The Student
3. The Purpose / The Focus
Explicit teaching
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Teaching strategies and skills that support learning
Listening, speaking, reading and writing
The Text (reading / writing / speaking / listening)
Visual form
Electronic form
Printed form
No matter what form the text takes we need to…
Building independence
Questions…
During reading / writing / speaking / listening– restating for understanding, making connections, asking questions
After reading /writing / speaking / listening – summarising, making connections, responding
The Purpose / The Focus
Routines / Process
What does this mean? How does having a routine support learning?
Discuss
Individual Strategies
What strategies are in place and what strategies will come next?
Discuss
Sandra Pizaro
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Learning
Essential Elements to develop mastery of comprehension in the three issues to improve comprehension
Getting Knowledge Ready
Sandra Pizaro
Make links between directly stated ideas in a text.
Work out the meaning of phrases (words) in context.
Strategies That Work – Harvey and Goudvis
What have you found?
Applying word knowledge in reading and writing?
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Visualising has 3 levels:-
Importance of wait time
Levels of questioning
Sandra Pizaro
Building summarising skills
delete, substitute, keep
Hint: - Use known texts to develop paraphrasing and summarising skills – concentrate on the learning of the new strategy not the content and the strategy.
Sandra Pizaro