Making predictions while reading is an essential skill for comprehending text. Students do not intuitively know how to make effective predictions based on clues from the passage and their own experiences. That’s where this mini-unit comes in.
This mini-unit provides numerous opportunities to develop the skill of making predictions. Through creative activities like Going to the Movies, Predicting the Future, a Top Secret Tips Puzzle and Prediction Flaps, students become actively involved in their learning. Direct instruction on how to make predictions and prediction question stems, further develop students’ reading comprehension skills. Five original prediction passages also help students make accurate predictions as they practice supporting their predictions with evidence.
This detailed mini-unit includes:
- 3 Detailed Daily Lesson Plans
- 6 Movie Tickets
- Movie Ticket Graphic Organizer
- Crystal Ball Prediction Activity
- Top Secret Tips Puzzle
- Prediction Flaps
- Guided Notes on Making Predictions
- 3 Short Practice Passages
- 2 Long Practice Passages with Graphic Organizer
- All keys for student work and instruction
This unit is also included in BUNDLES
. You can check them out here:
--- Reading Comprehension Skills - 3 Mini-Units Bundle -
Making Inferences, Finding the Main Idea, and Making Predictions
--- Reading Comprehension Skills - 6 Mini-Units SUPER BUNDLE! -
Making Inferences, Finding the Main Idea, Predicting, Context Clues, Sequencing, and Cause and Effect
---Reading Comprehension Skills - MEGA BUNDLE!
9 Mini-Units! Making Inferences, Finding the Main Idea, Predicting, Context Clues, Sequencing, Cause and Effect, Drawing Conclusions, Fact & Opinion and Author’s Purpose
--- Reading Comprehension Skills - ULTIMATE BUNDLE - 12 Mini-Units!
Making Inferences, Finding the Main Idea, Predicting, Context Clues, Sequencing, Cause and Effect, Drawing Conclusions, Fact & Opinion, Author's Purpose, Summarizing, Point of View, and Compare & Contrast
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