Mylene P. ManuelBEEd 2AEnglish 135-Remedial Instruction In EnglishGroup 3 (Reading)Reading Comprehension Defined Without comprehension, reading is mere verbalism. In reading comprehension we apply our understanding, and by means of our understanding we develop our physical, emotional and mental responses. Without comprehension, reading is mere verbalism. In reading comprehension we apply our understanding, and by means of our understanding we develop our physical, emotional and mental responsesBasic Comprehension Skills In basic comprehension skills we have four categories 1. Literal Thinking Operations In literal thinking operations we apply first our observations, we remembering or find the significant details. 2. Inferential Thinking Operations We making our predictions, reading between the lines to become more understand and more clear, and afterwards we recognizing main ideas, and also applying our observations. 3. Critical Thinking Operations This is the time to distinguishing the fact details and evaluating according to criteria. 4. Creative Thinking Operations In this part we apply our own idea by comparing to another idea and afterwards, we create a more and good flow of information. 1. Creative Thinking Operations In this part we apply our own idea by comparing to another idea and afterwards, we create a more and good flow of information The Questioning Technique to Develop Comprehension 1. Recall Questions The purpose of this kind of this kind of question is to determine if the pupils have acquired or obtained a desire amount of factual information. 2. Descriptive Questions
This type of question helps the pupils to put together and organized the fact which theyhave gathered to make some sense out of their data.3. Explanatory QuestionsWith this type of question pupils must tell why they think as they do, in short we mustexplain the reason behind this answers.4. Synthesizing QuestionsThe purpose of this question is to get the pupils to suggest the connections or relationshipsthat they believed contain data support and or what basis.5. Judgmental QuestionsIn this question, the pupils required choosing among alternatives or making a judgment ormore possibilities are best according established criteria.Bloom’s Taxonomy Applied to QuestioningLevel I Knowledge- by simply knowing, in knowledge we understand, we recognized, and weLevel II know the details or information. Comprehension – recall and demonstrate theability to arrange and organize information mentally.Level III Application- means applying we can use a rules, a definition, a classification system,and also follow the directions, for more clear and detailed information.Level IV- Analysis- by analyze, identify and finding, because this is the three things toanalyze.Level V- Synthesis – in synthesis there are three creative thinking.Developing original communication, making predictions, and solving problems for whichthere is no single answer.Level VI- Evaluation- requires the students to judge the merits of an aesthetic work, an idea,or a solution to a problem.Characteristics of Good Question 1. A good question is simple and clear. 2. A good question is definite. 3. A good question is challenging and thought provoking. 4. A good question is adapted to the age, abilities, and interest of the pupils.
5. A good question requires a extended response. Literary Appreciations Skills Teaching Literature to Children Para no said teaching literature to children provides emotional release, and in reading the writings of others. And through literature the child develops his tastes in reading for pleasure. Teaching literatures to children contributes to the development of their creative talents.Poetry for Children According to Para no, it is an aesthetic expressions of thought and emotions in rhythmicallanguage.Fables Short tales in which the chief characters are animals and sometimes inanimate object that actand talk like human beings.Legends It is a form of story containing miracles and wonders handed down from generation togeneration. Source: Teaching Reading in the Elementary Grades Erlinda G. Tajero Gerry C. Catchillar (Coordinator) Published by National Bookstore Copyright 2004