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Reading strategies presentation

  1. 1. Sonia MartínezMilagros PérezMilton Vélez
  2. 2. Methods used in reading to determine the meaning of a text and helps them to become increasingly skillful in the comprehension and interpreting.•As an educator …• You know that reading is the cornerstone for all learning. Students who are not proficient readers by grade three often have more difficulty in other subject areas.• Being exposed to these good habits will help children become stronger readers and students. The first step is developing positive reading habits with your child or student, as well as a positive attitude towards literacy in your family, home and school.• Make the reading process something meaningful and attractive. • Presented by: Sonia
  3. 3. As an student… Good readers find out what is going to happen next. They can figure out things that arent there. Using this strategy before and during can help the reader make predictions about what happens next or what you are going to learn. Good readers recognize words without using context. When the reader has to sound words out letter-by-letter, they may have no chance of figuring out the word. Good reader self-correct their misunderstanding by using content. Good reader will find the correct place and time to read. Presented by: Sonia
  4. 4. DdDecoding Clarify Presented by: Sonia
  5. 5. 1 . Predict/Infer Strategy:a). Think about the title, the illustrations,and what you have read so far.b).Tell what you think will happen next-or what you think you will learn.Thinking about what you already knowabout the subject may help.c). Try to figure out things the authordoes not say directly. Presented by: Milagros
  6. 6. 2. Phonics/DecodingGood readers sound out words. They cover part of the word tohelp them see the base word. They look for words that belong tofamilies they already know. They have memorized a lot of easywords--they dont have to sound those ones out any longer. a. Look carefully at the word. b. Look for word parts that you know and think about the sounds for the letters. c. Blend the sound to read the word. d. Ask yourself: Is this a word you know? e. If not, ask yourself. What else can I try? Presented by: Milagros
  7. 7. 3. Monitor/ClarifyGood readers reread a sentence when theydont understand it. This strategy duringreading can help students when they areconfused about what they read. a) Ask yourself if what you are reading makes sense--or if you are learning what you need to learn. b)If you dont understand something, reread, look at the illustrations, or read ahead. Presented by: Milagros
  8. 8. 4.QuestionGood readers read and think on everypage. They are always asking questions.Use this strategy during and after reading toask questions about important ideas in thestory.a) Ask yourself questions about important ideas in the story.b) Ask yourself if you can answer these questions.c) If you cant answer these questions, reread and look for answers in the text.d) Thinking about what you already know and what youve read in the story may help you. Presented by: Milton
  9. 9. 5. EvaluateGood readers think about what they likeand dont like about what they read. Usethis strategy during and after reading tohelp you form an opinion about whatyou read.a)Think about how the author makes the story comealive and makes you want to read it.b)Think about what was entertaining, informative, oruseful about the selection. c)Think about how well you understood the selectionand whether you enjoyed reading it Presented by: Milton
  10. 10. 6. SummarizeGood readers think about what theyhave read in their own words. a). Think about the characters. b). Think about where the story takes place. c). Think about the problem inthe story and how the characterssolve it. d) Think about what happens inthe beginning, middle, and end ofthe story. e) Tell in your own words theimportant things you have read. Presented by: Milton
  11. 11. Predict what will happen nextTry to decode new words.Look pictures on the page think about what they already know. Summarize Presented by: Milton
  12. 12. • Previewing: Learning about a text before really reading it.• Contextualizing: Placing a text in its historical, biographical, and cultural contexts.• Questioning to understand and remember: Asking questions about the content.• Reflecting on challenges to your beliefs and values: Examining your personal responses.• Reflecting on challenges to your beliefs and values: Examining your personal responses.• Evaluating an argument: Testing the logic of a text as well as its credibility and emotional impact. Presented by: Milagros
  13. 13. Six Critical Reading Strategies. (n.d.). Retrieved November 27, 2012, from