• COMPREHENSION STRATEGIES

     
    Reading:  Think About It!
     
    Thinking about HOW you read
     
       *   I got stuck when . . . . .
       *   I was confused by . . . . .
       *   One strategy I used to help me read better was . . . . .
       *   These words/phrases were new/interesting to me ...I think they mean . . . . .
       *   When I read today I realized that . . . . .
       *   I had a hard time understanding . . . . .
     
    Thinking about WHAT you read
     
       *   Why does the character/author . . . . .
       *   Why doesn't the character/author . . . . .
       *   What surprised me most was . . . . .
       *   I predict that . . .because . . . . .
       *   This author's writing style is . . . . .
       *   I notice the author uses . . . . .
       *   The main character is . . . . .
       *   If I could ask the character/author one thing, it would be . . . . .
       *   The most interesting event/idea in this book is . . . . .
       *   The main conflict/idea in this book is . . . . .
       *   I wonder why . . . . .
       *   One theme that keeps occurring is . . . . .
       *   I found the following part interesting ... because . . . . .
      
    Elaborating on WHAT you think
     
       *   I think ___________  because . . . . .
       *   A good example of __________  is . . . . .
       *   This reminded me of ____________  because . . . . .
       *   This was important because . . . . .