Making predictions is a strategy in which readers use information from a text and their own personal experiences to anticipate what they are about to read. A reader involved in making predictions is focused on the text at hand, constantly thinking ahead and also refining, revising, and verifying his or her predictions. This strategy also helps students make connections between their prior knowledge and the text.
This article discusses the reading comprehension strategy of visualizing and provides resources for further exploration.
This article examines the skill of inferring in the context of reading comprehension and as a science process skill.
This article discusses the reading comprehension strategy of questioning and how questioning differs in science and literacy instruction. Resources for further reading are provided.
This article discusses the reading comprehension strategy of evaluating text.
This article provides background information and resources on the reading comprehension strategy of making connections.
This article discusses summarizing and synthesizing, two reading comprehension strategies. The article provides background information for teachers and resources for further reading.