Visit an extraordinary classroom where a group of ordinary students employ powerful learning strategies-using prior knowledge, making connections, questioning, visualizing, inferring, summarizing, evaluating, synthesizing-when reading fiction, nonfiction, or everyday text.
The "Into the Book" website offers interactive learning activities for each reading comprehension strategy. Click on Kids to enter the student site. The Teachers area of the website offers loads of materials for teachers, including music and video clips, classroom design ideas, posters and more. Click on a strategy, then on Student Video for an interactive teacher guide for each episode.