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Help struggling readers succeed by teaching four research-based comprehension strategies with sample lessons and a gradual-release approach leading to student-directed learning.

Putting the Strategies into Practice: Summarizing
Putting the strategies into practice: Summarizing

Knowing where you have been and where you are is a great benefit to knowing where you are going.

—Jeff Zwiers (2004)

The strategy summarizing requires a reader to be intensely involved with text. This strategy demands continual shifts of focus from the meaning of parts of text ...

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