Today is a special episode for me. We have a guest on today’s podcast, but it’s not just any guest, it’s Tori La Rue, who happens to be my sister! In today’s episode, we’re talking about crucial reading comprehension skills and how you can differentiate them.
Throughout the episode, we discussed a lot of different strategies to help students improve their reading comprehension, but the one way we find the most important is activating background knowledge. While this is a set that some teachers might skip due to time restraints, but think about it. You can’t learn anything without previously connecting it with something you’ve already learned. That’s background knowledge!
Other skills that work on reading comprehension are finding the main idea, figuring out the meaning of words through context clues, and drawing conclusions and comparisons from the text. Based on our conversation, we realized that this skill is not only used in the classroom, but are life skills that can grow and develop.
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