7 Effective Habits of Good Readers

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7 Effective Habits of Good
Readers
Mrs. Beyer
Language Skills
1. Activating Schema/Making
Connections
• “That reminds me of…”
• “I have a connection…”
• “Remember when…”
Text=Book
• Text to self
• Text to text
• Text to world
2. Asking Questions
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“I wonder…”
“How come…”
“Why…”
“I’m confused…”
“I don’t get it…”
3. Creating Images/Visualizing
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“I get a picture in my mind…”
“I can see it…”
“It’s like a movie in my head…”
“I visualized…”
4. Inferring / Predicting –
Reading Between the Lines
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“I think…”
“Maybe it means…”
“I’m guessing that…”
“I predict…”
5. Determining Importance
• “This is really important…”
6. Synthesizing
Creating new thinking
• “I get it…”
• “Aha…”
• “Yes, that’s it…”
7. Monitoring for Meaning
• “Let me review what I know…”
• “I thought this character…”
• “Oh, so far…”

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