Help your students become acquainted with how the reading strategy of predicting works with the Literature Circles: Lesson on the Reading Strategy of Predicting. This lesson is great for literature circles, English/Language Arts/Reading class, and reading in the content areas.
Page 1 includes the lesson outline. Page 2 includes the Warm-Up chart, and Page 3 shows possible responses for the Warm-Up chart. Page 4 includes the Guided Notes (cloze-style, where students fill in key words and phrases that are underlined on the displayed notes page) that can be printed onto a transparency for projecting or distributed as a handout, and Page 5 includes the student notes sheet with blanks on it so that students can fill in key words as you go through the notes. Pages 6, 7, and 8 includes the Practice Activity, which is a short reading passage followed by a practice Thinkmark on Predicting. Page 9 includes possible responses for the practice Thinkmark. Page 10 includes four blank Thinkmarks on Predicting, ready for students to use with their own novels.
This document is also available in the Literature Circles: Lessons-Four Reading Strategies ALL-in-One DEAL and in the Literature Circles: Curriculum Materials MEGA Unit All-in-One DEAL.
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