Things Good Readers Do

 

 

Preview

Look at the cover and title.

Look at some of the pictures and read some of the text.

 

Question

Ask who, what, when, where, why and how.

Decide if what you’ve read makes sense

 

Predict

Wonder about what will happen next.

Make guesses and read ahead to see if your predictions are correct.

 

Infer

Imagine the details.

Use what you’ve read to understand what the author means.

 

Connect

Relate what you’ve read to what you know, and to your thoughts and feelings.

Compare what you’ve read to other texts and to the world around you.

 

Summarize

Organize and connect the details.

Draw your own conclusions.

 

Evaluate

Think about what you’ve read.

What did you learn?

Was it important to you? Why or why not?

Did you like it? Why or why not