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INTERACTIVE COMPREHENSION WEBSITES

Reading Comprehension Strategies

 

                              

Main Idea

The main idea is the most important thing the paragraph says about the topic. The topic is what a paragraph is all about.

 

 Main Idea Tutorial                Main Idea Text Tutorial        Main Idea Practice 1        

 

Main Idea Practice 2

 

                                                                                                                 

A cause is something that makes something else happen. 

Out of two events, it is the event that happens first.

To determine the cause, ask the question "Why Did it Happen?"

 
Cause and Effect

 

 


Tutorial

 

 

An effect is what happens as a result of the cause. 

Of two related events, its the one that happens second or last. 

To determine the effect, ask the question "What Happened?"

 
Clue Words Lesson   Practice 1   Matching Game  
           
Matching Game   Matching Game   Matching Game  


 

 

Context Clues/Sentence Sandwich

     
     
 Context Clues
     
Tutorial/
Sentence Sandwich
Nonsense Game Underlined Words
     
Guess the Word
from Clues
   
     
     
     

 

 


A fact is something that is
true any place and any time
and can be supported by
evidence.
 
  Fact
&
Opinion
  An opinion is a belief that may
or may not be backed up with s
ome type of evidence. It also
contains value language such
as best, pretty, most beautiful,
wonderful, fun, etc.
 
           

Fact and Opinion Practice

   Practice 1 (Text)   Practice 2
(Quia Matching Game)
 
           
Fact and Opinion Game    Practice 3 - Quia   Practice 4 - Quia  
           
True or False - Quia          
           

 

 

 

                            

Sequence of Events

The order or sequence that events take place in a story.

           
           
Tutorial     Practice 1   Practice 2  
           
Practice 3   Practice 4   Practice 5
(Time Sequence)
 
           
Practice 6          
           



                                                                        

                                                                                                                     

              Inferencing

           
           
Inference Tutorial Manatee    Inference Practice 1   inference Riddles  
           
 Practice 2 Inferencing               
           
           
           

  

 

  

Drawing Conclusions

           
           
Practice 1     Practice 2     Practice 3  
           
           
           
           
           


                                                                                                           

 

 

                                                                                               POINT OF VIEW

                                                                                                                         schoolbus

 

 

 

   Compare and Contrast

                                                                      Compare and Contrast Tutorial

 

                

 Genre Game

                                                                                          Jeopardy Game

 

 

                                                                                                                          

 

Building Vocabulary

Multiple Meaning
Words Tutorial
 
  Homophones &
Homonyms Games
1 2 3 4  5 6
  Analagies Games 1 2 3  
           
Prefixes Game   1     Suffixes Game   1   Jeopardy Suffixes  
           
Root Words Games   Synonym Games
1   2      4 
  Antonym Games  1  2  
           
Word Jungle -
Word Definitions
  Changing Adjectives
to
Adverbs
  Categorizing Games 
1 and 2  and 3 
 
           
Build A Rocket to the Moon
with Synonyms/Antonyms
  Group Quiz      
           

 

                                                                     

IDENTIFYING CHARACTER FEELINGS

 

 

                             Critical Reading

Reading Captions 

Millionaire - 5 W's Comprehension Game 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

CRITICAL READING 1 2

 

 

                                                                                    

                            Figurative Language

 

Similes and Metaphor Lesson                                                             Metaphors

Similes and Metaphors

 

 

Cornucopia of Games

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/magickey/adventures/creamcake.shtml Find Patterns in Poems and Rhymes Select Game to start

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/spellits/home_flash.shtml Escape the Maze:  Practice --  Mnemonics, Letter Teams, Doubles, Little Words Inside Big Words, Syllables, Tricky Bits (Outlaw Words)

http://www.eduplace.com/tales/ - Mad Libs

Language Arts FunCornucopia of  Practice: synonyms, antonyms, analogies, homographs, idioms, grammar, fact and opinion

 

Online Stories

Fairy Tale Story Elements         Animal Myths and Legends    Audio Stories