Comprehension Connections is the bestselling resource that teachers love! Tanny McGregor uses real-life objects in surprising ways to make abstract. Comprehension Connections has ratings and 51 reviews. Fortunately Tanny McGregor has developed visual, tangible, everyday lessons that make. Fortunately Tanny McGregor has developed visual, tangible, everyday lessons Comprehension Connections is a guide to developing children’s ability to fully.

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Making Connections Children are eager to share their connections with those around them.

I ask the class why someone would erase their board in the middle of a story and then draw something else? Margo, Main patron, June5 stars: About the Author Internationally-known teacher and conference speaker Tanny McGregor brings nearly 30 years of professional experience to her popular sessions.

Molly rated it it was amazing Sep 15, Kindle Editionpages. Sep 12, Shamzgirl rated it it was amazing Shelves: These are more than just great ideas and lessons. See all reviews.

Rather, we need to learn how to determine what’s important and what’s not important. Reading Salad Labels Since metacognition is conenctions able to read and think at the same time, I demonstrate this by making a “reading salad”. They are so engaging and cute, yet drive the idea home so no student will ever forget it. It was simple to read but full of insight, ideas, and resources that I had not considered using when teaching comprehension strategies. Alexis rated it really liked it Aug 22, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Reading Between the Lines Inferring is very much like making a prediction, however inferring must be supported with evidence. Mcgregro definitely goes in my top 3 teaching books ever.

Comprehension Connections

So, in light of my concern expressed in my earlier blog that we’re compreuension kids work too hard by keeping ideas and information abstract, is this find serendipitous or what? Inferring Equation As stated in Comprehension Connections, children infer all of the time, but that doesn’t mean they know how to infer with text.

I highly recommend this book to all of my reading-teacher friends! Magazine Clippings Thinkers use every clue available to make sense of their world.

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Jul 10, Ashley Eivins rated it it was amazing. They know that sometimes their connectipns is a bunch of small thoughts that form bigger thoughts.

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. I kept reading chapter after ocmprehension getting more and more excited, thinking– this is what I’ve been looking for all along!

Strategies for Reading Comprehension

Nov 26, Kerrie rated it it was amazing Shelves: This concrete method of teaching abstract comprehension skills is fabulous. When your child understands bh concept you can use the template below to add more target circles.


It was such an easy way to introduce those processing skills, that by the time it came for students to comprehnsion what they had learned to their on-grade-level reading, it was a successful process for a lot of the students. Be the first to ask a question about Comprehension Connections.


Have students draw or write words in the left-hand column to show their mental image. Making Inferences Each tqnny my students learn quickly that a certain teacher likes to borrow materials from our room without asking. This gets them excited and eager to find out its meaning!

Authors do not always provide complete descriptions of, or explicit information about a topic, setting, character, or event. Once they are finished, have them draw or write words in the right-hand column to show how their mental connectkons changed after having a conversation with someone.