"I understand what I read."
Check for understanding
Backup and Reread
Monitor and Fix Up
Retell the story
Use prior knowledge to coeect with text
Make a picture or mental image
Ask questions throughout the reading process
Predict what will happen, use text to confrim
Infer and support with evidence
Use text features (titles, heading, captions, graphic features)
Summarize text, include sequence of main events
Use main idea and supporting details to determine importance
Determine and analyze author's purpose and support with text
Recognize literary elements (genre, plot, character, setting, problem/solution)
Recognize and explain cause and effect realtionships
Compare and contrast within and between text
"I can read the words."
Cross Checking... Do the pictures and/or words look right? Does it sound right? Does it make sense?
Use the picture... Do the words and pictures match?
Use beginning sounds and ending sounds
Blend sounds, stretch and read
Flip the sounds
Chunk letters and sounds together
Skip the word then come back
Trade a word/guess a word that makes sense