In this fully revised and expanded edition of a classic, Isabel L Beck and Margaret G. McKeown share their new findings on Questioning the Author, the approach that galvanized the research field to look at comprehension instruction in a new way. What's the big idea? What is the author telling us now? That's what the author says, but what does the author mean? By using queries such as these during reading, at strategic points in a text, students learn how to build meaning and consider and converse with an author's ideas. ...

Improving Comprehension with Questioning the Author: A Fresh and Expanded View of a Powerful Approach 2006, Scholastic, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780439817301

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