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Other

Description:

This article examines the reading comprehension strategy known as making connections. It involves linking what is being read (the text) to what is already known (schema, or background knowledge). The author provides links to four online resources that will help readers use the strategy in K-5 science and literacy classrooms. The article appears in the free, online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle, which integrates science and literacy instruction.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 2,Early Elementary,Grade 1,Education,NSDL,Upper Elementary,Teaching strategies,Grade 5,Instructional materials,Science as inquiry,Kindergarten,Grade 4,Learning theory,Elementary School,Grade 3,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-047,Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114190019846T,Inquiry learning,Professional development

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English

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