The “Question Clues” and “Fiction and Nonfiction Story Elements” comprehension question clue strategies with picture examples are appropriate for grades K-2nd, when used with identified leveled literature, grade level texts, and literature read aloud to students.
The “Question Clues” and “Fiction and Nonfiction Story Elements” charts with wh and how strategies, along with picture examples can be introduced and modeled during reading aloud to students, integrated into your daily reading instruction, included in student reading practice, and used to teach Common Core English Language Arts Reading and Writing Standards identified from the Common Core Standards’ links referenced on page 14. The “Story Elements” map is utilized to apply the wh and how clues and fiction and nonfiction story elements, when mapping make-believe and real story texts students hear, read, and write.
The “Question Clues” chart can be utilized with informational texts, fiction and nonfiction stories, and poetry. The “Story Elements” chart and map are used with fiction and nonfiction stories and narrative poetry.
When taught, mastered, and applied, the strategies have lasting utility in answering text questions and comprehending texts heard and read on any subject. With connecting and applying the reading question clue strategies, story elements, and picture examples, watch your students’ text engagement, text understanding, ability to answer comprehension questions, and mapping of fiction and nonfiction story texts improve!