Like Randa I have found that the lessons in The Comprehension Toolkit last for longer than one lesson - there is so much to them and so much for the children to take on board. I do think it is one of the best resources I have come across for teaching comprehension that I have seen. I don't stick to it religiously, but it does provide a great framework. My class have benefited enormously from having the comprehension strategies and skills explicitly taught to them.
I use it in conjunction with the CAFE book that I read about on your website! That is also a fantastic book. I also use so many of the ideas that you have posted here as well. I am going to look at Making Meaning - it sounds really interesting and we were just talking about a read aloud program recently!
Thank you again for all that you do! Nina
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