Reading Strategies Worksheets To Print:
Highlight It - This is nice summation of the more common useful techniques.
Summarize - Summarizing means finding the most important parts of a text and
rewriting them in your own words.
Think About What You Already Know - Thinking about what you already know about a topic can help you to
understand and make sense of new information about the same topic.
Cause and Effect - One way to increase your understanding when you read is to
recognize cause-and-effect relationships when you encounter them
in the text.
Connections - One way to increase your understanding when you read is to make
connections between what you are reading and things that you are
already familiar with.
Connect It - As you read the assigned text, try to
connect what you are reading to your own life, to other things you
have read, and to things you already know about the world.
Predictions - As you read, use what you already know
and understand, along with clues from the text, to
predict what will happen next.
Categorize and Classify - Read the text. Think about things in the text that you can
categorize or classify. How could you group these things together?
Checklist - This is helpful to have by your side when you are reading something of good length.
Bring It to Life - Write or draw in the box.
When you have finished reading the text.
Visualize - Visualizing means creating a picture of something in your
mind. While reading, use clues from the text to imagine what you are
reading as if it were a movie.