Comprehension strategies "good readers do":
MakeConnections: Create a bridge from the new to the
known, connecting the text to yourself, what you know about the world, and what
you have read in other texts.
2. Question: Ask
questions as you read to enhance understanding, find answers, solve
problems, find specific information,
and so on.
MakeInferences: Connect ideas or fill in information to
make sense of unstated ideas.
Generate mental images to stimulate thinking and heighten
5. Summarize: Synthesize and
organize key information to identify main points and major themes, distinguish
important from unimportant information, and enhance meaning.
Monitor/Regulate: Pay attention to meaning, clarify or correct
comprehension difficulties, or promote a problem-
solving stance during
7. Evaluate: Make judgements about the
text to form ideas and opinions, or determine the author's purpose