Scaffolding Instruction to Support Struggling Readers

Strategies to enhance engagement and comprehension of assigned texts.

Designing the Literacy Experience

Pre Reading

During Reading

Post Reading

For Example You Might:

Introduce a lesson with Lemony Snicket's Meet-the-Author Movie to build interest and create a purpose for reading.

Create a jigsaw activity using Kate DiCamillo's interviews to compare and contrast voice and content.

Use the book trailer from All the Bright Places to model student versions that demonstrate characterization.

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