Making predictions


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Making predictions

  1. 1. Making Predictions<br />What will happen next?<br />
  2. 2. Predictions<br />A reader needs to think ahead to get a better understanding of the story.<br />HOW?<br />Think about what will happen next.<br />Think about how an event may turn out.<br />Do these while you are reading a story.<br />
  3. 3. Let’s try it!<br />The weather forecast is for rain.<br />Which sentence best tells what would happen next?<br />Winston will take an umbrella to school.<br />Winston will leave his umbrella at home.<br />
  4. 4. What is a prediction?<br /> A good reader might ask what will happen next or what is <br /> someone likely to do or feel.<br />As you answer these questions, you are making a prediction.<br />In other words, making predictions is like guessing what will<br /> happen next in the story.<br />
  5. 5. Making Predictions<br />Use information from the story.<br /> Use what you already know.<br />Put the information together.<br />Ask yourself if your prediction makes sense.<br />
  6. 6. Kevin’s Book<br />Kevin read a book he liked a lot. He was sorry when the story ended. He thought the author had done a great job. The next day Kevin took the book back to the library.<br />What are the facts?<br />What did Kevin think about the book?<br /> How did Kevin feel when he finished the book?<br />What did Kevin think about the author?<br />
  7. 7. Make a prediction about Kevin’s book<br />What author might Kevin look for when he borrows another book?<br />Why do you think so?<br />
  8. 8. Now, try it on your own!<br />