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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

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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Using Making Meaning in a Student-Centered Coaching Approach

As professionals, we can all agree that the goal of school-based coaching is to improve student learning by providing teachers with continuous, relevant, and job-embedded support. But what…

Jan 10, 2019  |  By Ann Stewart
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Making Meaning Grading Support for Grades 2–6

Revised October 14, 2019 Second- through sixth-grade teachers of the Making Meaning program, let’s jump right into this hot topic! Assessments Let’s start by considering the best practices…

Sep 28, 2018  |  By Christine Venturis
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Starting the 2018–2019 School Year with Making Meaning

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…

Aug 2, 2018  |  By Jackie Jacobs
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Using Book Clubs with Making Meaning and Conclusion

This is the seventh and final installment in a series of posts with ideas and suggestions for running effective literacy circles or book clubs with students from second grade through…

Jun 13, 2018  |  By Kathy King-Dickman
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