Activating Prior Knowledge, also referred to as making connections, as a reading comprehension strategy encompasses two main ideas, it is the the enabling of students to access the relevant information they have already learnt, and to be able to identify if that information is absent and use strategies to learn it.
Summarizing skills require students to cut text down to only the essential information. to make is easy and quicker to read, understand and process. It is one of the core seven reading comprehension strategies and is closely related to determining importance skills in text.
We have over 10 different activities to teach Visualizing to children and students, the key is to encourage the use of imagination and being able to express that verbally or on paper. so to help we have included artistic response, using drama, picture walks, imagining, arts and craft resources and many more
8 free and playable online CVC and Short vowel games for ESL, Kindergarten and primary students. All are playable online and some are free apps as well.
A selection of rhyming games that are able to be played in classrooms .