Strategy:

Description:

Making Connections

Recalling prior knowledge and experiences to help construct meaning during and across reading as you develop ideas and concepts

Visualizing        

Creating a mental image to help construct meaning

Inferring

Using prior knowledge and textual clues to draw conclusions and form unique interpretations

Determining Importance

Distinguishing between important and unimportant information to identify key ideas or themes

Synthesizing

Reviewing, sorting and sifting through information leading to new insight as thinking evolves

Monitoring and Repairing Comprehension

Monitoring understanding and knowing how to adjust when meaning breaks down

Questioning

 

Asking questions before, during and after reading to deepen comprehension and focus attention on important components of text.
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