Reading to Learn
Reading Comprehension

Verlissa Echols

Rationale:

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

Materials:

Newspapers, color pictures, construction paper, collection or articles
 

Procedures:

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.
 

References:

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