Becoming an Active Reader by  Mrs. Sample
Reading is Fun! <ul><li>Reading is one of the most fascinating forms of entertainment. </li></ul><ul><li>People used to re...
Reading Strategies  <ul><li>Predict </li></ul><ul><li>Visualize </li></ul><ul><li>Connect </li></ul><ul><li>Question </li>...
Predict <ul><li>Look at the cover. </li></ul><ul><li>Study the title. </li></ul><ul><li>What does the back of the book say...
 
Visualize <ul><li>Can you picture in your mind the people, places, and events that are happening when you read? </li></ul>...
Try This!
<ul><li>Close your eyes. </li></ul>
<ul><li>We tore through the night along dark country roads. Wind slammed against the Camaro. Rain lashed the wind-shield. ...
Connect <ul><li>Have you ever read something that you personally know about? </li></ul><ul><li>Let me tell you a story: </...
Three Types of Connections <ul><li>Text to text </li></ul><ul><li>Text to self </li></ul><ul><li>Text to world </li></ul><...
Question <ul><li>Ask questions about what is happening in the story.  </li></ul><ul><li>What happened? </li></ul><ul><li>W...
Clarify <ul><li>Reviewing is a part of life.  You must review. </li></ul><ul><li>Summarize the story and main idea.  </li>...
Evaluate <ul><li>What do you think about what you’ve read? </li></ul><ul><li>Did you like the characters? </li></ul><ul><l...
The End!
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Becoming An Active Reader

  1. 1. Becoming an Active Reader by Mrs. Sample
  2. 2. Reading is Fun! <ul><li>Reading is one of the most fascinating forms of entertainment. </li></ul><ul><li>People used to rely on reading for entertainment. </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone can read well. </li></ul><ul><li>Be positive about reading. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Reading Strategies <ul><li>Predict </li></ul><ul><li>Visualize </li></ul><ul><li>Connect </li></ul><ul><li>Question </li></ul><ul><li>Clarify </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate </li></ul>
  4. 4. Predict <ul><li>Look at the cover. </li></ul><ul><li>Study the title. </li></ul><ul><li>What does the back of the book say? </li></ul>
  5. 6. Visualize <ul><li>Can you picture in your mind the people, places, and events that are happening when you read? </li></ul><ul><li>Try it! </li></ul>
  6. 7. Try This!
  7. 8. <ul><li>Close your eyes. </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>We tore through the night along dark country roads. Wind slammed against the Camaro. Rain lashed the wind-shield. I didn’t know how my mom could see anything, but she kept her foot on the gas. </li></ul><ul><li>Every time there was a flash of lightning, I looked at Grover sitting next to me in the backseat and I wondered if I’d gone insane, or if he was wearing some kind of shag-carpet pants. </li></ul><ul><li>- The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan </li></ul>
  9. 10. Connect <ul><li>Have you ever read something that you personally know about? </li></ul><ul><li>Let me tell you a story: </li></ul><ul><li>Harry Potter </li></ul>
  10. 11. Three Types of Connections <ul><li>Text to text </li></ul><ul><li>Text to self </li></ul><ul><li>Text to world </li></ul><ul><li>Internal vs. External </li></ul>
  11. 12. Question <ul><li>Ask questions about what is happening in the story. </li></ul><ul><li>What happened? </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><li>How do the people involved feel about the events? </li></ul>
  12. 13. Clarify <ul><li>Reviewing is a part of life. You must review. </li></ul><ul><li>Summarize the story and main idea. </li></ul><ul><li>Make inferences. </li></ul><ul><li>Draw conclusions </li></ul><ul><li>Reread the parts that are not clear. </li></ul><ul><li>Use outside sources. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Evaluate <ul><li>What do you think about what you’ve read? </li></ul><ul><li>Did you like the characters? </li></ul><ul><li>What would you change about the ending or the literature in general? </li></ul>
  14. 15. The End!

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