Reading Strategies

What You Should Know About Reading

  When you are stuck, try doing these things:

Look for smaller words

* Cover chunks on the end of the word                                        

* Look at the pictures                     

* Test beginning and ending sounds

* Skip the word and keep reading, listen for clues


                  I Can Do This!

                      *Read for ten minutes every night.

                      *Share the reading.

                      *Ask questions about the story.

                      *Discuss your favorite part.

                      *Talk about the characters and the setting.

                      *Read it again, not like a robot.

                      *Find capital letters and end marks.

                      *Pay attention to end marks while reading.

                    **Most of all ... have fun!