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Flip chart critical assignment #1 a.recco

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Reading Strategies for Middle School/ Nonfiction.

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Flip chart critical assignment #1 a.recco

  1. 1. How to Make Teaching Reading More Effective! A Guide for Middle School and Older Nonfiction Text
  2. 2. • These are the first steps: • 1. PREDICT what you will learn from the text. • 2. ASK questions about the text. • 3. ANTICIPATE what the text is about.
  3. 3. • Read the headlines and subtitles • Look at the pictures • Skim and Scan the pages for clues • From this information, PREDICT what the information is about
  4. 4. • What is the PURPOSE of this information? • What will I LEARN from reading this? • What do I already KNOW about this topic?
  5. 5. • Write down what you EXPECT to LEARN • Write down QUESTIONS you think will be ANSWERED • THINK about what will INTEREST you about this topic • THINK about VOCABULARY you already KNOW
  6. 6. • NOW YOU ARE READY TO START READING!
  7. 7. • DETERMINE NEW LEARNING • ASK QUESTIONS • CONNECT INFORMATION • IDENTIFY IMPORTANT INFORMATION
  8. 8. • THINK about what makes SENSE • PUT into your own WORDS what you have already read • WRITE down any new VOCABULARY words • WRITE down any new INFORMATION
  9. 9. • WHAT do you THINK about as you read this information? • WHAT is the AUTHOR trying to tell you? • Have you DISCOVERED anything NEW? • Do YOU UNDERSTAND the information? • Are any of YOUR PREDICTIONS correct? • What other QUESTIONS do YOU need to ask?
  10. 10. • VISUALIZE the PEOPLE, PLACES, AND EVENTS you are reading about • IMAGINE talking with the AUTHOR • What CHARACTERS, IDEAS, and CONCEPTS do you CONNECT with? (What is familiar to you?)
  11. 11. • What is the IMPORTANT INFORMATION? • Does it make SENSE? • Are there any WORDS you do not UNDERSTAND? • Are there any QUESTIONS that have not been answered?
  12. 12. • After READING the information… • ASK QUESTIONS • SHARE NEW LEARNING • IDENTIFY MAIN IDEA • SUMMARIZE INFORMATION
  13. 13. • REVIEW your PREDICTIONS/ WHAT was RIGHT? • REVIEW your QUESTIONS/ WERE they ANSWERED? • WHAT did you NOT UNDERSTAND? • HOW did you FIX the PROBLEM? / DID you have to READ it AGAIN?
  14. 14. • TALK ABOUT the NEW INFORMATION you have learned! • WRITE or SPEAK ABOUT a topic related to the new information!
  15. 15. • WHAT is the MAIN IDEA of the information you just read? • How did you get that answer? • How does the information RELATE to what you already KNOW?
  16. 16. • What PICTURE did the AUTHOR paint in your HEAD? • OUTLINE the TEXT • EVALUATE the QUALITY of the information • SUMMARIZE the most IMPORTANT parts of the information
  17. 17. • Bursuck, W. & Damer, M., Teaching Reading to Students Who Are at Risk or Have Disabilities, A Multi-Tier Approach Strategies Chart, Retrieved from http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-T-76CB0zd- o/TrhL05WwoVI/AAAAAAAAArY/e17H8DnD_I0/s1600/Slide2.PNG April 1, 2015

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