Use Semantic Mapping and Visualizing to Support Struggling Readers

Author: 
Center for Technology Implementation
Year: 
2014
Many students, especially those who struggle and have disabilities, demonstrate strengths in their visual skills. Two evidence-based reading comprehension strategies draw on these strengths: semantic mapping and visualizing. In semantic mapping, students use tools to create visual maps representing connections between word meanings, concepts, and/or content. In visualizing, they create images with words, drawings, graphics, and/or drama to enhance and reveal their understanding of text.
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Type: 
Tools and Templates
Common Core State Standards: 
Language
Literature
Informational Text
Instructional Strategies: 
Visualizing
Semantic Mapping
Supporting Struggling Students: 
Differentiation
Universal Design for Learning

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