Students build their confidence, strategy use, and comprehension by reading and rereading multiple texts. Rereading promotes greater Reading Fluency and accuracy in reading, while also supporting deeper comprehension of the text. Reiterating the practice of rereading as a positive habit builds students' confidence in their reading.
Watch how this sixth grade teacher teaches and modeles strategies to understand an informational text, including rereading. The teacher helps guide his students through the habits of good readers and emphasizes rereading for understanding.
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Learn how Newsela encourages rereading through predesigned or teacher curated text sets. Each text is paired with comprehension questions, annotation prompts, and other activities. For example, students can be given guidelines to color coordinate annotations in the text and are prompted to go back and pick out this information after a first read. This allows learners to explore literary texts and practice Disciplinary Literacy, while promoting deeper reading.
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