Reading Strategies to Focus On


    Before reading

    ·       Select a book that interest you
    ·       Use the five finger rule to select an appropriate text
    ·      Read the title
    ·       Make predictions


    While reading

    • Use illustrations to help with challenging vocabulary
    • Use context clues (clues the author put in the sentence) to help understand challenging vocabulary
    • Reread any skipped text or to make text more understandable
    • Mark observations, connections, questions, and predictions with a post-it

     After reading

    ·        Review post-its
    ·       Record journal response