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Strategies to Achieve Reading Success. Finding Main Idea. Good readers find the main idea by figuring out the most important idea in a reading passage. You already know about main idea because you think about what is most important in the things that happen to you every day. .

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Strategies to Achieve Reading Success


Finding Main Idea

  • Good readers find the main idea by figuring out the most important idea in a reading passage.

  • You already know about main idea because you think about what is most important in the things that happen to you every day.


Recalling Facts and Details

  • Good readers recall facts and details in a reading passage by thinking about the main idea.

  • They know that facts and details tell more about the main idea.

  • You already know how to recall facts and details because you do it everyday.


Understanding Sequence

  • Good readers understand sequence by recognizing the order in which things happen or things are done.

  • You already know about sequence because the things that happen in your life happen in a sequence or time order.


Recognizing Cause and Effect

  • Good readers know how to recognize cause and effect in a reading passage by thinking about what happens and why it happens.

  • You already know about causes and effects because they are part of your daily life.


Comparing and Contrasting

  • Good readers compare and contrast by thinking about how things are alike and different.

  • You already know about comparing and contrasting because you experience these in your everyday life.


Making Predictions

  • Good readers make predictions by using details in the passage, along with their background knowledge, to make a guess about what will happen next.

  • You already know about making predictions because you make many guesses about what is going to happen next every day.


Finding Word Meaning in Context

  • Good readers know that they can find word meaning in context by using other words or phrases in the reading passage as clues.

  • Whenever you figure out the meaning of a word without looking in a dictionary, you are finding word meaning in context.


Drawing Conclusions and Making Inferences

  • Good readers draw conclusions and make inferences by using what they read, along with their own background knowledge, to figure out something that is suggested but not directly stated in a reading passage.

  • You already know how to draw conclusions and make inferences because you often figure


Distinguishing Between Fact and Opinion

  • Good readers distinguish between fact and opinion by thinking about whether a detail can or cannot be proved. You already know about facts and opinions because you hear and tell them every day.


Identifying Author’s Purpose

  • Good readers identify an author’s purpose by asking themselves whether to entertain, to explain, or to persuade.

  • You already know about author’s purpose because you recognize it in video games, newspaper articles, and other things that you read and watch in your daily life.

  • Each author’s purpose provides you with a different perspective.


Interpreting Figurative Language

  • Good readers interpret figurative language by using other words and phrases in the passage as clues.

  • You already know about figurative language because it is all around you.

  • You use it in your favorite expressions, hear it in movies, and see it in books.


Summarizing

  • Good readers summarize by looking for the most important information in a passage.

  • You already know about summarizing because you do it in your daily life.

  • When you briefly tell someone the most important ideas about something that happened, you are summarizing.


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