Read the Story

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Want to boost your readers' comprehension skills and strategies? Look to these five pages, each with a short story and questions to answer covering main idea, facts, sequence of events, context clues, conclusions, and making inferences. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Divide your class into six groups, give each group one page to complete. When all questions have been answered, call on groups to share their work and explain their progress 
  • Create anchor charts for each term: main idea, facts, sequence of events, context clues, conclusions, and making inferences
  • Assign some pages as classwork and others as homework for continued practice
Classroom Considerations

  • Copies are required 
  • Class members should be familiar with identifying the main idea, facts, sequence of events, context clues, drawing conclusions, and making inferences 
Pros

  • Instructions are clear and simple
  • Answer key is included
  • A list of learning objectives covered by the resource is provided
Cons

  • Reading and answering questions for multiple pages may become redundant and might cause loss of engagement