Looking for a new idea to increase comprehension and motivation in your classroom? I have found a web site that offers several new ideas to try.
Here you will find strategies for before, during, and after reading. Strategies to improve fluency, comprehension, vocabulary, and phonics. There are some great suggestions for increasing students' exposure to nonfiction text.
There are also tons of ideas for Writer's Workshop. There are lot of fun strategies that can easily be incorporated into the classroom that correlate with the qualities of good writing.