What is the missing link in reading comprehension? Anne Lucas, former curriculum director and current product manager of Amplify Reading, discusses the multifaceted nature of comprehension, why it’s so difficult to teach, a teacher's powerful "eureka! moment," and the specific sentence-level skills which, if practiced, improve overall comprehension.
“The more tools we give to kids to grapple with texts and concepts, the better they’ll be able to do it.”
“Background knowledge is incredibly important and is something that we need to integrate into instruction and curriculum.”
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