• Reading Strategies

    Here are the active reading strategies children should be using when reading and how they can verbalize their thinking.

    Make A Connection

    * This reminds me of …
    * This part is like…
    * This character (fill in name) is like (fill in name) because…
    * This is similar to…
    * I also (name something  in the text that has also happened to you)…

    * I never (name something in the text that has never happened to you)…
    * This character makes me think of…
    * This setting reminds me of…

    Make A Prediction

    * I predict that…
    * I think that…

    * I bet that…
    * Since this happened (fill in detail), then I bet this is going to happen…
    * I wonder if…
    * Reading this part makes me think this (fill in detail) is going to happen…

    Ask a Question

     * Why did…
     * What would happen if…
     * Why is…
     * Who is …
     * Do you think that…
     * What does (fill in detail) mean…

    Visualizing

     

    *I get a picture in my mind when I read….

    *I can see …..

    *I visualized that…..


    Make a Comment/Reaction

     * This is good because…
     * This is hard to understand because …
     * This is confusing because …
     * I like the part where …
     * I don't like this part because…
     * My favorite part so far is…
     * I think that