Downloadable, high-resolution printable posters for each of the ten key literacy skills: Determining Importance, Summarizing, Visualizing, Predicting, Inferring, Comparing, Connecting, Questioning, Annotating, and Synthesizing.
LITERACY SKILLS are the key, transferable skills required to process, and understand the multitude of TEXTS we encounter every day. From VISUAL to AUDITORY, from video games to novels, we rely on our skills to make meaning and ascertain messages. Like all skills, they must be developed, honed, and practiced. One of the best ways to INTRODUCE or REINFORCE these skills with your students in … Continue reading Literacy Skills: Short Stories
Having read your TEXT, you will create a MIND MAP exploring different connections between the story and the world around you. Next, they will research THREE of the connections before choosing one PROJECT-BASED FORMAT. Finally, you will use that format to create a SYNTHESIS of both the STORY and your RESEARCH in order to fully … Continue reading Charles: Focusing on Literacy Skills [Synthesizing]