STEP 1: READ THE TEXT
Read the text underlining the words you do not know.
STEP 2: REREAD THE TEXT (CODING)
As you reread the text the second time, use your coding bookmark. As
you code your text, be thinking about why you chose that particular
code, and how you will explain it when you reread the third time to
STEP 3: REREAD THE TEXT (ANNOTATING)
As you reread the text the third time, to annotate your text. As you
annotate your text, explain why you chose particular code.You may
draw pictures and use short phrases as your explanations.
STEP 4: DISCUSS YOUR THINKING
After you have read the text, completed your coding and finally your
annotating, you will discuss your thinking.
As you discuss your thinking, relate it back to your annotating and your
STEP 5: ANSWER THE OPEN ENDED
Using your coding, annotations and thinking to what you just discussed
with your teacher or teammates, decide on an answer for the open
ended question (a question with not answers) about the story you just
STEP 6: MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTION
Answer the multiple choice question using the process of elimination
(which one makes the MOST sense?) Use your coding, annotating and
the discussion you had as well to help you come up with the best