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Six Reading Strategies


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The techniques students need to use for reading all types of literature. This is used at the beginning of a reading unit.

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Six Reading Strategies

  1. 1. Six Reading Strategies 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. Try This!
  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. <ul><li>Close your eyes. </li></ul>
  7. 8. 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>Romeo & Juliet </li></ul>
  8. 9. 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>
  9. 10. 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>
  10. 11. 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>
  11. 12. The End!