"No More Strategy of the Week": Considerations for Connecting Comprehension Instruction Back to the Book

By Kristin Conradi Smith, Tamara W. Williams, Ellen P. Frackelton Last updated 2024/05/27


In this article, the authors present some considerations for abandoning decontextualized strategy instruction and instead provide some ideas for how to shape comprehension instruction around the texts we use in the classroom. They offer some guiding theories, some key considerations, and they present examples for classroom teachers.

Curriculum Connection

C2. Comprehension Strategies
This article supports educators in providing effective instruction of reading comprehension strategies (overall expectation C2).
Grade(s): K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Topic(s): Comprehension

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