Clarifying reading strategy worksheet

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What is the theory behind these clarifying reading strategy worksheets? 

Reading comprehension strategies such as clarifying strategies are based on the concept that good readers actively engage with the text they are reading so that they can understand it better. Examples of these techniques include Identification of key vocabulary, making predictions, asking questions, and summarisation of the main idea of a passage. 

How will the worksheet help? 

This worksheet can help students in a variety of ways. It can guide students in actively engaging with the text and constructing meaning. This can be done by providing a structured format for students so that they can identify and define key vocabulary, make predictions, ask questions, and summarize main ideas.

How to use the worksheet?  

Using this worksheet typically involves the following steps:

  1. Before reading: Review the key vocabulary and preview the text. 
  1. 2) During reading: Read the text and use the worksheet to identify essential vocabulary, make predictions, ask questions, and summarize main ideas. Encourage students to write their thoughts and predictions, ask questions and translate the text in their own words.
  1. After reading: Review the information on the worksheet and discuss the main ideas and key vocabulary. Encourage students to reflect on how the text connected to their prior knowledge and how the text clarifies their understanding.

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