Reading Comprehension And Teaching Comprehension Essay

768 Words Oct 29th, 2016 4 Pages
Summary: This chapter in the Duke and Pearson text was all about fostering the reading comprehension of students. Research has proven that despite the impacts of home environment of reading and writing comprehension. A teacher can promote comprehension in students if the student has had effective comprehension lesson for two years. This is huge. Teachers literally (and by literally I mean figuratively) have the students’ comprehension in the palms of their hands. I chose to do my reflection on this article because it had amazing information in it and I thought it was extremely helpful when understanding comprehension and teaching to promote comprehension. Reading and comprehension are the backbone of learning so it is extremely important. The authors cover ten different areas that are essential when teaching reading comprehension. Teachers are effective at teaching comprehension when they utilize all of these areas in their classroom. It is also extremely important that teachers use the gradual release of responsibility model while teaching about comprehension. The first one is building disciplinary and work knowledge, which means children have to read a variety of test to increase their world knowledge and connections to the text. The next is providing exposure to a volume and range of texts. This is done when a teacher has reading and writing opportunities at all times and in a range of different mediums, such as electronic, leveled and teacher texts. Next is…

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