Making predictions

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Making predictions

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

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