Comprehension Strategies

By: Erika Langston

What are Comprehension Strategies?

Comprehension Strategies are the "in the head" strategies that should be used in classrooms in order for readers to have a better understanding of information from the text that they are reading. There are 5 comprehension strategies that are most often used to help students with comprehending the text. These five strategies are activating background knowledge, questioning, analyzing text structure, creating mental images, and summarizing.

5 Comprehension Strategies

Teaching Comprehension Strategies

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