SUGGESTED READINGS

FOR READING COMPREHENSION INSTRUCTION

Strategy: Monitoring Comprehension

Professional Books

See Overall Suggested Readings for notes about the contents of these books.

Resource Helpful Sections Related to this Strategy
The Primary Comprehension Toolkit by Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis, Heinemann First Hand, 2008. Monitoring Booklet

 

Strategies That Work: Teaching Comprehension for Understanding and Engagement, 2nd ed., by Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis, Stenhouse, 2007. Chapter 6: Monitoring Comprehension: The Inner Conversation

 

 

Articles

Reference Notes
Duffy, G.G., Roehler, L.R., & Herman, B. (1988, April). Modeling Mental Processes Helps Poor Readers Become Strategic Readers.  The Reading Teacher, 41, 762-767.

https://www.aea267.k12.ia.us/system/assets/uploads/files/101

modeling_mental_processes_helps_poor_readers_become_strategic_readers.pdf

 

Very helpful article explaining the basis of modeling, and giving important tips on effective modeling practices. (Also recommended in overall Suggested Readings.)
Harvey, S. and Goudvis, A. (2013) Comprehension at the Core. The Reading Teacher 66(6), 432-439.

https://www.stephanieharvey.com/content/comprehension-core-stephanie-harvey-and-anne-goudvis-0

 

In the first part of this article, Harvey and Goudvis explain how monitoring is central to strategic thinking.