Learn Why It Is Important!
Why is Comprehension Important??
Comprehension allows students to use higher order thinking. Comprehension is important to teach because it strengthens their ability to understand what they read and to not just paraphrase and restate what they read. Students can answer questions about the reading as a whole and not just reword what they read. We want students to think outside the box and predict or use other thinking tools.
Ways To Improve Comprehension!
Some strategies that can help is the "rap" strategy which can be implemented in any content area and at any grade level. One other strategy could be visualization. These strategies can help with differentiation in lessons and can also be key in helping a student understand comprehension.