• Reading Strategies

    1. Making Connections

    Prior Knowledge

    Text to Self  

    Text to Text  

    Text to World  

    2. Visualizing

    Use your five senses to create a mental picture  

    Visualize a movie in your mind when you read  

    3. Inferring (connecting what you know to what you read)

    Make Predictions  

    Draw Conclusions  

    4. Questioning (Who, What, When, Where, How)

    Ask questions before you read  

    Ask questions as you read  

    Ask questions after you read  

    5. Determining Important Ideas

    The Big Idea  

    Author’s Purpose  

    6. Synthesizing


    • Summarizing 
    Book Reviews