and read a variety of texts.
determine how much they know
about the subject before they read.
connect their own experiences to the
text, compare events and characters to other texts, and connect to the bigger
issues in the world through their reading.
figure out what the difficult
words by re-reading and
connecting before and after words. and phrases.
readers make inferences and predict; by using paragraphs before
and after to draw conclusions about what they are reading.
to mark information.
create mental pictures
as they read descriptive passages. They visualize and create mental pictures as they
recognize when what they read is difficult and they
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how to adjust their reading rate and vary it to match purpose
and difficulty of the text.
readers who think while they read,
know when their mind begins to wander, and get
back on track.
story details to support their opinion.
know if they liked what they have
just read, why or why not it appealed to
know how to use pictures,
graphs, marginal notes, bold words, titles and other text supports on the page.
ask themselves questions
as they go along. They may use sticky notes to mark the places
they were wondering about.