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Visualization (A Reading Comprehension Strategy)


Students are bombarded with the visual images on TV and video games. As a result, they often view reading as a passive activity. A simple technique -- visualization -- can help transform students from passive to active readers while improving their reading comprehension.

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Opening the Door: Teaching Students to Use Visualization to Improve Comprehension
Visualizing text is a proven way to improve reading comprehension. The technique can be taught using this simple, step-by-step strategy from literacy consultant Cathy Puett Miller. Included: Tips and resources for improving students' comprehension.

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Reading Fun
See Education World's Reading Fun archive for more strategies, projects, and ideas for improving reading instruction and motivating students to read.