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Strategies to Develop Reading and Writing Skills:
                 Making Teaching Explicit and Systematic
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Strategies Reading

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A few ideas for develop reading skills of older students.

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Strategies Reading

  1. 1. Strategies to Develop Reading and Writing Skills: Making Teaching Explicit and Systematic Are these strategies familiar to all your staff? How often are they being used to achieve your literacy outcomes and develop content/skills in your subjects? Ratings: Consistently, Often, Sometimes, Rarely Column 1 – I use it Column 2 – teachers in my faculty use it Use U if the strategy is unfamiliar Strategy COSR COSR Structured overview Cloze passages Dictagloss Previewing text Prior knowledge - Predicting - Anticipation guide Skimming and scanning text Reading for gist Grammar analysis in context Scaffolding Graphic organisers - PMT, KWL, Venn diagrams - mind/concept map, word - web/wheel, think, pair share Presentation of data in graphical form - maps, tables, charts, Building technical vocabulary - word/spelling lists - grids comparing everyday/technical Round robin/carousel activities - pass the paragraph Retelling Text reconstruction - sequencing Note-making Text types with scaffolds Writing process - checklists - Proofreading (CUPS) Jigsaw Problem solving/finding Three level guide Rubrics and marking guides CUPS – capitalisation, U – grammar Usage, P – punctuation, S – spelling ACE – Answer the question, Cite evidence, Extend and explain Are you interested in using acronyms of this kind? What strategies do good readers/writers use? Reviewed February 2010

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