FIX-UP STRATEGIES. Why Use Strategies?. Strategies create a plan of attack. Then you can solve any reading problems yourself. Strategies help you learn HOW to understand. If you know HOW to understand, then you are more likely TO understand.
Word Attack Strategies
These strategies help you read unknown words.
Comprehension Fix-up Strategies
These strategies help you read and understand the meaning of unknown phrases and text.
Stop and Think
Ask a Question
Adjust Your Reading Rate
Ask for Help
Before you can truly improve your reading skills, you need to understand what happens in good readers’ minds while they read. You may even do these things already. You just don’t know it…yet.