7 HABITS OF GOOD READERS

8th Grade English Ms. Pang

CONNECT
… to the text.  Text-to-Self  Text-to-Text  Text-to-World

This reminds me of… I read another book that… This made me think of…

Visualize
…create pictures in their minds and use their senses.
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I can see the… I can visualize… I can taste/hear/smell/fe el the…

Question
…ask questions before, during, and after reading,

What is the author trying to say? What is the message? I wonder why/how/if…

Infer
… read between the lines when the answers aren’t “right there”.
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I predict … I’m guessing that… My conclusion is…

Monitor
…know when words and ideas make or don’t make sense.

I don’t understand this… I should …

Determine Importance
…identify the big idea(s).
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The big idea is… The most important information is… The author is saying…

Synthesize
…combine what they read with what they know to build new ideas.

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Before I thought…now I think… Now I think… I learned…

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