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Strategies for Understanding
These 7 strategies are the necessary building blocks to
understanding what you have read.
Think about what you already know.
2. Making Connections:
Use what you already know to help you understand the text.
Use the five senses to connect to the text.
Sound it out, reread, read ahead, use context clues.
5. Determining Important Ideas:
Identify the main idea
identify what the author of the text considers important.
Draw conclusions and make predictions about the text. Reflect on what you have read.
7. Ask Questions:
Ask questions before, during, and after you read. "I wonder..."
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