CSI - Comprehension Strategies Instruction is a cutting-edge literacy resource for teaching comprehension strategies and improving vocabulary, fluency, and oral language. CSI incorporates English language arts, science, and social studies literacy. Drawn from the latest research in teaching and learning, CSI provides students with the strategies they need to become reading "detextives" who know how to approach and comprehend text across content areas.
CSI-Comprehension Strategies Instruction incorporates 21st century technology with interactive whole group instruction, followed by audio-assisted cooperative learning, and independent application.
Comprehension Strategies Covered:
- Making Connections
- Asking Questions
- Drawing Inferences
- Determining Important Ideas
- Synthesizing Information
- Monitoring Comprehension and Repairing Understanding
And you don’t have to be a literacy expert to use CSI! The exemplar lessons provide teachers with the tools to model the effective use of comprehension strategies to increase understanding of content-area texts. CSI has been designed for flexible delivery and is very easy to use. It supports teachers to implement research-based instructional principles with minimal preparation time.