Reading Strategies

Contributor: Melissa LaRusso. Lesson ID: 10440

That story was amazing! But ... what happened in it? Watch videos and complete online activities as well as a final project to learn how to understand what you read.



learning style
personality style
Otter, Beaver
Grade Level
Intermediate (3-5)
Lesson Type
Skill Sharpener

Lesson Plan - Get It!


I finished reading my book.

  • Now what?

Reading a book doesn't end when you read the last sentence.

Good readers use many strategies when they read. List the strategies you use when you read.

  • How many strategies did you list?

Does your list include making predictions, inferencing, developing stop and ask questions, or making connections with the story elements. These are just a few strategies readers use.

Compare your list with these Reading Comprehension Strategies (

  • Are there any strategies you want to add to your list?
  • Are there any reading strategies you use that aren't listed on this graphic?
  • What would you add?

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