Making Predictions and Asking questions
Visualizing and Inferring
Determine important information/summarize and categorizing
Monitoring Comprehension and Making Connections
Mystery
100
What is a prediction?
A prediction is an educated guess of what might happen next in an event or a story.
100
It is the ability to create pictures in your head based on the words you are reading in a text.
What is visualizing?
100
What is a summary?
A summary is a short retelling of a story or event.
100
What are the three types of connections you can make in text?
The three types of connections are text to text, text to self, and text to world.
100

What college did Mrs. Hopp graduate from?

Simpson College

200
Name one text feature you can use to help you make a prediction.
Title, captions, pictures, headings, bold or highlighted words...
200
What do you use to help you visualize? HINT: you have 5 of them.
The five senses: hearing, smelling, seeing, tasting, and touching.
200
What do you want to look for in the text when determining important information and summarizing?
You want to look for the main idea when determining important information and summarizing.
200
What does it mean to monitor your comprehension?
Monitoring comprehension is the ability for the reader to be aware, while reading, whether the text is making sense or not.
200

What is the mascot for Simpson College?

Storm

300
What is a question you can ask yourself before reading?
What will happen to the main character? What will the climax be? Where will the setting be? When will this story take place?....
300
What is an inference?
An inference is when you make an assumption about what a text is talking about from context clues.
300
What do you do when you categorize information?
When you categorize information you place things that have similar characteristics under one group.
300
What is a fix-up strategy you can use to monitor your comprehension?
Reread, use context clues, speed up, slow down, go back to the purpose for reading, pause and check for understanding..
300

Who does Mrs. Hopp cheer for?

Iowa State and Minnesota Vikings

400
What is a question you can ask yourself during reading?
What will happen next? What will happen to the main character? Will a new character come into the story? How is this problem going to get solved?...
400
Sara walked into the large room. The woman behind the desk smiled at her. Sara looked around. There were hundreds of magazines in the room. There were thousands of books! Other children were in the room, sitting and reading books. Sara walked up to the woman. "Can you help me find a book?" she asked. Make an inference about where Sara is.
Sara is in the library.
400
What would your heading be for the category: Television Computer Phone I-pod X-box
Technology
400
What is a fix-up strategy you can use to monitor your comprehension?
Reread, use context clues, speed up, slow down, go back to the purpose for reading, pause and check for understanding.
400

Where is Mrs. Hopp from?

Minnesota

500
What is a question you can ask yourself after reading?
Did I like or dislike the book? Did the main character change from the beginning of the story? What is the main idea or author's message from the story? How can I summarize the story in my own words?...
500
Pete called Ted Tuesday afternoon and invited him to come to his house after dinner to watch a movie. It had been a long, boring day, and Ted was excited to have something to do. After dinner, he hopped on his bike and pedaled over to Pete's house. The house was dark, and when he rang the bell, there was no answer. Ted turned around, hopped back on his bike, and rode home. Make an inference about why Ted rode home.
Ted rode home because nobody was home.
500
What can you categorize when reading a text? Hint: think of characters.
Character actions, character traits, genres...
500
One day, George went to the park. He was having a lot of fun on the slides and swings, until a bird landed on his head. George screamed and ran all the way home until he was safe from the bird. When George got home he told himself, "next time I am going to make sure I wear a helmet when I go to the park." I can make a connection to this because I have gone to the park, and a bird came close to landing on my head. What type of connection did I make?
You made a text to self connection.
500

Where is Mrs. Hopp's favorite place to eat?

Taco Johns

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