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        Reading Strategies

        This resource group teaches students a wide variety of reading strategies. It touches on such issues as careful reading and follow-through, context clues, capitalization, transition words, features of printed text, and the relationship between text and illustration.

        Comic Cam: Follow Through

        A runner explains the importance of following through and reading directions thoroughly.

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        Comic Cam: News Desk

        After spilling ketchup on his script, the fill-in news anchor must use context clues to figure out the missing words.

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        Commercial: Check Your Understanding

        In this commercial, Marcus urges readers to go back and re-read if a book suddenly stops making sense.

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        Commercial: Pictures and Words

        This commercial demonstrates how pictures and words can work together to tell a story.

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        Commercial: The Importanator

        This commercial is for the Importanator, a device which detects the important parts of a printed sentence.

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        Haunted House: Misfortune

        Bat, Mummy, and Werewolf read their fortunes, and Bat makes a silly mistake after not reading a sentence all the way through.

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        Music Video: Get Your Think On

        This music video for "Get Your Think On" teaches chronological and transitional vocabulary.

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        Pets Home Alone: Bath

        The pets emphasize the importance of reading all of the instructions before acting.

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        Pets Home Alone: Nachos

        In this segment of Pets Home Alone, the pets learn to read directions all the way through before beginning a task after a cooking mishap.

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        Pets Home Alone: Woof Woof Crunchy Yummy

        Petunia directs a commercial for the Woof Woof Crunchy Yummy Contest, and the other pets read off her script.

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        Shock & Friends Phonics Rap: Take Your Time

        Shock and his friend U. T. K. sing "Take Your Time," a song about careful reading skills.

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        Super Spy: Chickilla

        Super Spy and The Other Guy must figure out the habits of chickens and gorillas to succeed at their mission.

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        Tips from the Playground: Dinosaurs

        Using dinosaur-related vocabulary as an example, Reggie discusses how he uses images to help him read difficult words.

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