Reading Standards for Informational Text

Reads and understands age/grade appropriate informational text, using a variety of skills to connect ideas, use evidence, and analyze text.

QAR Questions and Answers by Type

A guide to use when teaching students the Question-Answer Relationship (QAR) strategy to help teachers plan which questions to ask for the four question types and an answer that might be given.

PDF iconQAR Questions and Answers by Type

Fun and Effective Ways to Read to Children

This guide provides an overall orientation to Colorin Colorado, a national multimedia project offering a wealth of bilingual, research-based information, activities, and advice for educators and families of English language learners.

PDF icon"Fun and Effective Ways to Read to Children" facilitation guide

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The Importance of Active Reading

By:  
Deborah K. Reed, Ph.D.

Posted on: September 27, 2016
Active reading allows students to build reading skills. Learn steps teachers can take to help students experience success with independent active reading.