Get the Message Worksheets

Related ELA Standard: RI.4-5.2

Core Standard

Having the ability to not only understand what we read but retain that information for a great deal of time is goal of all readers. It all begins with being able to extract meaning from what we read. While there is no sure-fire way to heighten our ability to do this quickly there are a number of simple strategies that we can all follow to help improve our ability to understand what we read. A good example of this is to improve our ability to understand the meaning of the words that we are reading by improving our use and recognition of vocabulary words. Another strategy is to read with the intention of writing a summary of what we are taking in. This series of worksheets will put you the basic scenario of being tasked with reading a passage and explaining it to another person.