The Strategic Instruction Model
SIM's components--Content Enhancement Routines, Learning Strategies Curriculum, and supporting materials--give teachers access to a breadth and depth of instructional procedures to address many of the challenges they face in the classroom. Many of our materials are "controlled", meaning they are available only in conjunction with professional development in their use. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for information about SIM Professional Developers in your area. Please include your zip code in the email.
The VISUAL IMAGERY STRATEGY (Jean B. Schumaker, Donald D. Deshler, Alice Zemitzsch, Michael M. Warner) (Softcover)$22.00The Visual Imagery Strategy is a reading comprehension strategy for creating mental movies of narrative passages. Students visualize the scenery, characters, and action and describe the scenes to themselves as they read each sentence in a passage. Students use the strategy to improve their understanding and recall of specific facts and sequences. Learn More
THE WORD IDENTIFICATION STRATEGY (B. Keith Lenz, Jean B. Schumaker, Donald D. Deshler, Victoria L. Beals) (Softcover)$22.00The Word Identification Strategy provides a functional and efficient strategy to help challenged readers successfully decode and identify unknown words in their reading materials. The strategy is based on the premise that most words in the English language can be pronounced by identifying prefixes, suffixes, and stems and by following three short syllabication rules. Learn More
UNDERSTANDING ACADEMIC LANGUAGE (The Text Pattern Strategy) (Frances Ihle with Jacqueline Schafer) (2014) (PDF Download)$30.00Understanding Academic Language (formerly the Text Pattern Strategy) teaches students how authors of content area texts use academic language to convey meaning. This electronic manual consists of six lessons, instructional materials, and learning sheets. The lessons outline the procedures for conducting the pretest and posttest, and also the procedures for teaching the TEXT Strategy. For the convenience of the individual using this manual, hyperlinks have been created between the lessons and the instructional materials located in the appendices.You must be logged in to order downloadable products.
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