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Principle 5 - Reading Comprehension


“Great teachers ensure that reading comprehension is encouraged. Scaffolding is useful initially but should be gradually withdrawn as learners move towards mastery and deeper understanding. Small group collaborative activity should be used when appropriate.”


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Great Teaching - Reading Comprehension (US)

  • 15 practical and interactive techniques for meeting the principle

    • Spelling and understanding of key vocabulary (7)
    • Speaking and listening skills in use of vocabulary (3)
    • Comprehension (5)
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