Reading to Learn
Reading Comprehension

Verlissa Echols


To use the newspaper to improve student listening and reading comprehension skills.


Newspapers, color pictures, construction paper, collection or articles


1. Hold up a large color picture from the newspaper or elsewhere, making sure everyone in the class gets a good look at it. After about 30 seconds, put the picture face down and ask students to jot down everything they can remember about it.


Pressley, Michael. The Elementary School Journal. The University of Chicago. 1989. pgs1-27
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