Building Reading Comprehension Habits in Grades 6–12

A Toolkit of Classroom Activities
Second Edition

Jeff Zwiers

About the Author


Master List of Activities

Master List of Reproducibles

Part I: Developing Instruction Using Comprehension Habits

Chapter 1
A Crash Course in Reading Comprehension

Chapter 2
Assessment and Instruction That Build Comprehension Habits

Part II: Six Comprehension Habits

Chapter 3
Organizing Text Information by Sculpting the Main Idea and Summarizing

Chapter 4
Connecting to Background Knowledge

Abstract Chapter 5
PDF Making Inferences and Predictions

Chapter 6
Generating and Answering Questions

Chapter 7
Understanding and Remembering Word Meanings

Chapter 8
Monitoring One's Own Comprehension

Part III: Ancillary Materials

Appendix A
Multiple-Meaning Words

Appendix B
Prefixes, Suffixes, and Roots



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