Making Predictions

Contributor: Melissa LaRusso. Lesson ID: 10820

Can you tell the future or be a detective? You can if you learn how to predict what will happen in a story! We predict the video, worksheets, and online practice, will sharpen your detective skills!



learning style
Auditory, Kinesthetic
personality style
Beaver, Golden Retriever
Grade Level
Intermediate (3-5)
Lesson Type
Skill Sharpener

Lesson Plan - Get It!


What can you predict about this picture?

How do you make predictions?

In this lesson, you will follow three basic steps to make predictions about the text to enhance your understanding of the story.

Why should you make predictions?

Making predictions allows the reader to check for understanding throughout the reading, make emotional connections to the text, set a purpose for reading, and improve critical thinking skills.

View the Reading Strategy: Prediction video below to better understand making predictions:

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