How can I become a better reader?. I MUST become an ACTIVE reader!

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> How can I become a better reader? </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> I MUST become an ACTIVE reader! </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> How can I become an ACTIVE reader? 6 strategies Visualize Clarify Question Predict Connect Evaluate </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> Visualize Use the details from the text to create the movie in your mind If you had to write what you visualize describe the images you see as the author describes them. </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> Your turn Visualize Draw a picture that you visualize in your mind as you read the following passage What would this movie look like in your mind? It was a dark and stormy night and the sea was churning as never before. Giant waves were crashing against the mighty cliffs as if determined to shatter the cliffs to mere pebbles of sand. The only light that shown was the faint resemblance of a flicker from the lighthouse far off in the distance. </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> Clarify STOP &amp; PAY ATTENTION Stop and check whether you understand the text! Summarize / explain what you have read. Read on (and sometimes reread) and your understanding may change and develop. When you find the answers to any questions you have had, note them! </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> Your turn Clarify Stop and check whether you understand the text! Summarize / explain what youve read. With a partner, summarize / explain what youve read. The time had come! Her promise was due! But how could she? He was nothing more than a gross, slimy little frog and she was a beautiful fair maiden! </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> Question Ask questions about the text! What are you confused about? What is motivating the character? Why are certain things happening? </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> Your turn Question What are you confused about? What is motiving the characters? What is happening? The time had come! Her promise was due! But how could she? He was nothing more than a gross, slimy little frog and she was a beautiful fair maiden! </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> Try to figure out what will happen next! How is this selection going to end? How is this conflict going to end? Clues in the story and things you already know may help you figure out what may happen next! Then read on to see how accurate your guesses are. Predict </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> Your turn Predict Try to figure out what will happen next! How is this selection going to end? How is this conflict going to end? Clues in the story and things you already know may help you figure out what may happen next! The time had come! Her promise was due! But how could she? He was nothing more than a gross, slimy little frog and she was a beautiful fair maiden! </li> <li> Slide 12 </li> <li> Connect Connect PERSONALLY with what you are reading! Make connections Self What in the text reminds you of what you have experienced personally? What in the text reminds you of a movie youve seen or game youve played or music youve heard? World What in the text reminds you of something youve read about or seen in our world? Text What in the text reminds you of another story, book, or something else youve read? </li> <li> Slide 13 </li> <li> Your turn Connect Connect personally with what you are reading! Self Have you yourself every experienced something like this? Does this remind you of a movie youve seen? World What other things in our world does this remind you of? Text What other stories does this remind you of? The time had come! Her promise was due! But how could she? He was nothing more than a gross, slimy little frog and she was a beautiful fair maiden! </li> <li> Slide 14 </li> <li> Evaluate Form opinions about what youve read BOTH while you are reading an after youve finished! Develop your own ideas about the characters and events. </li> <li> Slide 15 </li> <li> Your turn Evaluate Form an opinion of what youve read (BOTH while you are reading AND after youve read.) Develop your own ideas about the characters and events. The time had come! Her promise was due! But how could she? He was nothing more than a gross, slimy little frog and she was a beautiful fair maiden! </li> <li> Slide 16 </li> <li> Your turn TOD Active Reading Strategies How can you remember the 6 active reading strategies? </li> </ul>