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Stage of Good readers always...

Possible evidence-based
Reading instructional strategies

establish a purpose Always preview the text -


for reading use an approach like THIEVES to
activate their prior structure and scaffold the
Before knowledge previewing process
develop questions K-W-L-S - What do you
about the the text already Know? What do you Want
make predictions to know? (BEFORE and AFTER)
Anticipation guides - find a
handout here or create your own.

sample text Stop-and-


visualize talk/write/highlight/draw
hypothesize Pause-and-reflect
confirm and/or alter Think-alouds (this video
predictions shows a teacher engaging in a
monitor their think-aloud with her class)
During comprehension Model annotating or coding
text
Use graphic organizers
appropriate for the text and task
(like Venn Diagrams for comparing
and contrasting ideas or texts)
Double/Triple Entry Diaries
Teach the purpose of and
model Fix-up Strategies and
provide students with a checklist
like this

recall and retell K-W-L-S - What did I


information Learn? Did I answer my
evaluate information questions? What do I Still
discuss want/need to learn? (see
reread BEFORE)
apply concepts from Use graphic organizers like
After the reading Venn Diagrams and Story Maps
read more Question-Answer
Relationship
Get the GIST strategy
25 Word Abstract
The Final Word
Teach students to think
inferentially using It Says-I Say-
And So
Metacognitive logs