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Why Making Meaning Comprehension Assessments Are Superior Assessments

Although the assessments in Making Meaning are a natural part of the instruction and very simple to give, the information they glean about students’ thinking is deep and…

Nov 7, 2019  |  By Kathy King-Dickman
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Being a Reader and Making Meaning Grading Support, Grades K–1

Kindergarten and first-grade teachers of Making Meaning and Being a Reader, let’s jump right into the hot topic of assessments and grading! Assessments Let’s start by considering the…

Oct 29, 2019  |  By Ashley Kohn
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Considerations for Facilitating the Read Aloud Lesson In Making Meaning – Part 3 of 3

This is Part Three of a three-part series; you can read Part One here and Part Two here. In this blog I share my revised thinking from “Is…

Oct 22, 2019  |  By Kathy King-Dickman
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Considerations for Facilitating the Read-aloud Lesson in Making Meaning Part 2 of 3

Note to reader: This is Part Two of a three-part series; you can read Part One here. In this blog I share my revised thinking from “Is Calling…

Oct 7, 2019  |  By Kathy King-Dickman
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Considerations for Facilitating the Read-aloud Lesson in Making Meaning Part 1 of 3

Read-aloud In a Making Meaning collaborative read-aloud lesson, the teacher is responsible for reading the text while guiding the students to think about the text through the lens…

Sep 20, 2019  |  By Kathy King-Dickman
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Preparing for Making Meaning Instruction 2019-2020

In the Making Meaning program, students are taught the reading comprehension strategies that research shows good readers use to make sense of text. The students learn and practice the strategies…

Aug 12, 2019  |  By Jackie Jacobs
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