Alison Davis talks Comprehension

For students to confidently read and access material across the primary curriculum, they need to be able to draw on the key strategies for comprehension. Dr Alison Davis has developed a classroom resource that combines short, authentic, complete informative texts with a model of effective instruction to teach the key comprehension strategies. In this series of videos, Alison takes us through all the aspects of the resource Explorations Strategies for Comprehension for Informative Texts.

 

A brief look at Dr Alison Davis’ Explorations Strategies for Comprehension for Informative Texts

 

 

Dr Alison Davis, author of Explorations Strategies for Comprehension for Informative Texts takes us through what components are in each module.

 

 

Dr Alison Davis, author of Explorations Strategies for Comprehension for Informative Texts takes us through what text types are utilised across the five modules.

 

 

The Explorations Strategies for Comprehension for Informative Texts‘ Lesson Plans allows the teacher to unleash the full potential of the modules. Author Dr Alison Davis shows us how to use them successfully.

 

 

Explorations Strategies for Comprehension for Informative Texts offers a model of effective instruction: The Gradual Release of Responsibility. In this video Alison Davis takes us through part 1 – Model the Strategy.

 

 

Explorations Strategies for Comprehension for Informative Texts offers a model of effective instruction: The Gradual Release of Responsibility. In this video Alison Davis takes us through part 2 – Supported Practice (Working with a partner).

 

 

Explorations Strategies for Comprehension for Informative Texts offers a model of effective instruction: The Gradual Release of Responsibility. Author, Alison Davis takes us through the final stage – Independent Practice (working independently).

 

 

Activating prior knowledge is a very important part of the teaching process when teaching the strategies for comprehension students need to access information across the curriculum. Here, author Alison Davis takes us through the process and how it works in the classroom.

 

 

One of the important research bases of Explorations Strategies for Comprehension for Informative Texts is it’s focus on vocabulary – before reading, during reading and after reading. Author Alison Davis explains this above.

 

 

There are a number of things that a teacher needs in a classroom comprehension resource. Author of Explorations Strategies for Comprehension for informative texts, Dr Alison Davis, takes us through them.

 

 

Explorations Strategies for Comprehension for Informative Texts is convenient because it can be used in a number of different ways in the classroom.

 

 

Author of Explorations Strategies for Comprehension for informative texts, Dr Alison Davis, takes us through the reason she focused on informative texts in this classroom resource.

 

 

Author of Explorations Strategies for Comprehension for Informative Texts, Alison Davis, talks about the correlation links between the resource and the Australian and New Zealand Curriculum.

 

 

The author of Explorations Strategies for Comprehension for Informative Texts‘, Alison Davis, explains that the texts used in the resource are all short authentic, high interest informative texts that are complete, and not just excerpts.

 

 

Alison Davis talks about the research findings that influenced the creation of her classroom resource, Explorations Strategies for Comprehension for Informative Texts.

 

 

The modules in Explorations Strategies for Comprehension for Informative Texts are based on reading ages and are full of high quality texts. Author Alison Davis explains how they can be used for struggling readers by offering age appropriate texts.

 

 

The modules in Explorations Strategies for Comprehension for Informative Texts are also suitable for teaching EAL and ELL students. Author Alison Davis explains why.

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