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Pre-Reading Strategies: Students Make Predictions From Short Book Quotes

Close-reading a challenging text

Ms. Fulco, a high school English teacher, asks students to make predictions from quotes to prepare for a challenging text in this short activity.

Questions to Consider
  • How do the quotes and questionnaire help students prepare for a challenging text?
  • What evidence must students provide to support their questionnaire answers?
  • How does Ms. Fulco ensure students understand the 'big ideas' during the whole class discussion?