Reading Comprehension Strategies

Thank you for taking the time to do this survey. The results will be used in a study on the effectiveness of teaching reading comprehension strategies to students in the middle grades.

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  1. What grade level(s) do you teach? You may select more than one. *
    Fifth
    Sixth
    Seventh
    Eighth
    Ninth


  1. What subject(s) do you teach? You may select more than one. *
    Reading/Language Arts
    Mathematics
    Science
    Social Studies
    Other


  1. Which of the following reading comprehension strategies have you taught your students? You may select more than one.
    Main idea
    Sequencing
    Compare and Contrast
    Fact and Opinion
    Cause and Effect
    Thinking aloud about your own thinking (demonstrating metacognition)
    Summarizing
    Outlining
    Turn headlines or topic sentences into questions
    Other strategies


  1. Please list any other reading comprehension strategies, reading programs, or reading textbooks you use.


  1. Teaching reading comprehension strategies like those listed above improves my students' ability to read and understand grade-level text.
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Students who receive direct instruction in reading comprehension strategies have higher grades and standardized test scores in Reading, Science, and Social Studies.
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. All middle and high school teachers should have training in teaching reading comprehension strategies regardless of subject area.
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    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree