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Strategies That Work, Third Edition: Teaching Comprehension for Understanding, Engagement, and Building Knowledge, Grades K-8

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In this new edition of their ground-breaking book Strategies That Work, Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis share the work and thinking they've done since the second edition came out a decade ago. They offer new perspectives on how to explicitly teach thinking strategies to that students become engaged, thoughtful, independent readers. Since the first publication of Strategies That Work, more than a million teachers have benefited from Steph and Anne's practical advice on creating classrooms that are incubators for deep thought. This third edition is a must have resource for a generation of new teachers - and a welcome refresher for those with dog-eared copies of this timeless guide
to teaching comprehension.

In this new edition of their ground-breaking book Strategies That Work, Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis share the work and thinking they’ve done since the second edition came out a decade ago. They offer new perspectives on how to explicitly teach thinking strategies to that students become engaged, thoughtful, independent readers.

The new edition is organised around three sections:

  • Part I: The Foundation of Meaning includes
    • up-to-date research and new thinking in the field of comprehension
    • current trends in content literacy; close strategic reading, listening and viewing; text complexity and critical thinking
    • twenty-first-century reading, especially digital literacy and its implications for practice.
  • Part II: Strategy Lessons includes a chapter on comprehension practices and thirty new strategy lessons that
    • focus on monitoring, connecting, questioning, inferring, visualising, determining importance and synthesising as tools for understanding
    • build knowledge across the curriculum
    • integrate comprehension and technology.
  • Part III: Comprehension Across the Curriculum includes chapters on
    • content literacy; reading, writing and research in science and social studies
    • researcher’s workshop: inquiry across the curriculum.

Since the first publication of Strategies That Work, more than a million teachers have benefited from Steph and Anne’s practical advice on creating classrooms that are incubators for deep thought. This third edition is a must have resource for a generation of new teachers – and a welcome refresher for those with dog-eared copies of this timeless guide to teaching comprehension.

  • Anne Goudvis

    Anne Goudvis

  • Stephanie Harvey

    Stephanie Harvey

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SKU SHP3943
ISBN 9781760563943
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