Read Around the Text
1. Look at the pictures. What ideas are being presented?
2. Make a prediction.
3. Look and read the captions.
4. Look at the maps, charts, and graphs - interpret
5. Look at the title and headings. What is the big idea?
6. Read the first and last lines of each paragraph for more
7. Ask questions. What is the purpose of your reading?
8. Make a connection to prior knowledge or your life.
9. Visualize in your mind what you are reading.