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  • 1. Becoming A Reader compiled by Anne Snyder, Walter White Learning to Read Means Thinking About Your Reading and How to Improve
  • 2. Real reading means:
    • figuring out what a word says (that’s decoding) and
    • knowing what the word means (that’s comprehension).
  • 3.
    • To understand and enjoy reading more, you need to think when you are reading. Thinking about reading helps you remember what to do when you don’t know a word.
  • 4. What Good Readers Do to Figure Out a Word
    • Get your mouth ready!
    • Blend and hold the sounds.
    • Go back, point, and slide.
  • 5.
    • Look at the picture and think about the story.
    • Look for a vowel spelling pattern.
    • Look for a little word in a big word.
  • 6.
    • Back up and reread the sentence.
    • Get a running start and reread several sentences.
  • 7. Ask yourself ---
    • Does it sound like language?
    • Do the letters match what I am saying?
    • Where do the syllables split?
  • 8.
    • To understand and enjoy reading more, you need to think when you are reading. Thinking about reading builds meaning!
  • 9. Good Readers Think to Use:
    • Context Clues -- The meanings of the words in the sentence or in the surrounding sentences can give you clues.
  • 10. Good Readers Think to Use:
    • Word Structure – Knowing the meaning of a part of a word can give you clues to a word’s meaning.
  • 11. Good Readers Think to Use:
    • Apposition – Other words in the sentence may give you the definition of your word. The definition is often set off by commas .
  • 12. Thinking about reading means you . . .
    • VISUALIZE by making mental pictures in your head of
    • what you are
    • reading.
  • 13. Thinking about reading means you . . .
    • PREDICT what will happen next in the story based on your prior experience and what you’ve read so far. Watch to see if your prediction comes true.
  • 14. Thinking about reading means you . . .
    • SUMMARIZE as you read by stopping once or twice along the way to retell the story to yourself to help you remember and understand important events.
  • 15. Thinking about reading means you . . .
    • MAKE CONNECTIONS from the story to your life, to another story, or to something happening in
    • the world.
  • 16. Thinking about reading means you . . .
    • ACTIVATE YOUR PRIOR KNOWLEDGE, use your schema, to infer meaning from the events of the story.
  • 17. Thinking about reading means you . . .
    • ASK YOURSELF QUESTIONS as you read and see if you can answer them as you continue reading. Asking questions deepens your understanding.
  • 18. Thinking about reading means you . . .
    • MONITOR AND CLARIFY by rereading and discussing confusing parts of the story until it all makes more sense and becomes clear to you.
  • 19. Thinking about reading means you . . .
    • ADJUST YOUR SPEED by slowing down when the words are difficult or confusing so you can understand better.
  • 20. Thinking about reading means you . . .
    • SET GOALS FOR YOURSELF by setting a purpose for reading before you begin. At times you may read for fluency or to make connections or just for fun.
  • 21. GOOD READERS . . .
    • Use all these strategies to become better, more fluent readers.
  • 22. Good Readers Work Hard . . .
    • To make reading as much fun as it can be!