P.L.O.R.E. Reading Strategies

Report
Plore
Strategy for Reading
P = Preview
Preview the passage – Activate prior
knowledge
• Circle Title – Make a prediction
• Picture walk—predict what it is about
• Fiction or Non-fiction—
F
NF
• Narrative or Expository—Genre???
L = Locate
Encountering unknown vocabulary
• Locate bold, underlined, or italicized
words
• Read around the word for context clues
of word meanings
• Decide on a meaning and plug it into
the sentence to test the meaning
O
=
Organize
Organize the Questions to locate
the main idea
• Read the Questions
• Underline key words – Circle words that
need to be focused on in the question
• Remember: questions give information
about characters/events, facts/details that
occur in the passage (this is a preview of
what will be read)
R
=
Read
Record the main idea
• Read the passage once without
stopping
• Pay attention to your prediction,
words you defined, and information
that you recognize in the passage
from the questions you will answer
E
=
Evaluate
Evaluate & Ensure Evidence of
answers
• Reread questions & locate proof in the story
• Write the answer you located next to the
question <BEFORE YOU LOOK AT THE ANSWERS>
• Eliminate choices that don’t make sense
• Answer the question
P
L
O
R
E
 Circle Title
F NF
Preview story
 Is it Fiction or Non-Fiction
 Make Predictions
Locate words
 Bold, Italicized, or underlined words
 Read the sentence and define the
word—predict a meaning
 Does the definition make sense? (Plug
it into the sentence.)
Organize ?s
 Cover the answers
 Make notes in the story
 Underline KEY words
 Read the passage or poem
Read
Evaluate
 Reread the question
 Find the proof that answers the
question in the passage
 Write the proof by the question, then
look at the answers given
 Answer the question

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