Painless Reading Comprehension - Darolyn “Lyn” Jones Ed.D. 2021

Painless Reading Comprehension - Darolyn “Lyn” Jones Ed.D. 2021

How to use this book

Reading attitudes and patterns

What kind of reader are you?

Becoming a better reader

Preparations for reading

What should i do before i start reading?

Reading organizers

Warm up for reading

Mastering multiple-choice questions

Brain ticklers—the answers

Your reading voices

What if i don’t understand what i am reading?

Be a good reader

Using reading organizers

How students read

Brain ticklers—the answers

Decoding versus reading

Do you really get what you are reading?

How do you connect with the words?

Help with vocabulary

Vocabulary strategies

Deciphering the dictionary

Staircase to vocabulary success

Brain ticklers—the answers

Keeping what you read in your head

What do i do when i am finished reading?

Skimming for information

Rereading part of the text

Raising questions aids your reading

Brain ticklers—the answers

Different types of reading

How do i read for information versus reading for fun?

How is the textbook set up?

Preparing for what’s next

Breaking the cryptic code of textbooks

The SQ3R method

Textbook response sheet

Brain ticklers—the answers

Reading strategies

How can reading and graphic organizers help?

The 3 Ds: Determine, decide, and deduce

Brain ticklers—the answers

Books, books, and more books

I can’t find a good book to read!

How do i find a good book to read?

Books that interest students

Brain ticklers—the answers

Further reading for teachers and parents

Why do students struggle with reading, anyway?

Improvement strategies

Works cited