This 24 slide interactive powerpoint walks students through 4 strategies to use for reading comprehension after reading. The strategies include:
1. Using graphic organizers (KWL and story map)
2. Making connections
The short story, The Ant and The Grasshopper are used as a basis to make connections.
3. Vocabulary staircase guided practice using the word "toil" from the short story
4. Evaluate the story by asking yourself questions
To conclude the lesson, students are asked what strategies they plan on using.
Aligned with common core:
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.