Your child will be using the following reading strategies at school – Visualization, Making Connections, Questioning, and Predicting.   These strategies help keep students engaged while reading and aid in comprehension.  Please encourage your child to use these strategies when reading at home.

    Below are helpful “starters” that can be used for each strategy at home:

    Questioning -   I Wonder______________________________________?

    Making Connections -  When ___________happened, it reminded me of _____________.

    Predicting -  I think _________because________________________.

    Visualization.  In my mind I saw (Draw a picture)


    Here is an example for “Abandon Ship!”:

    Questioning  -    I Wonder… How will the passengers in wheelchairs transfer to the rescue ship?