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Vocabulary and skill practice
Prediction is a reading strategy that means you think ahead to what will happen next so reading will be decoding words you expect to see.
One wild winter’s evening, as Lily Laceby sat by her fire, snug and warm, she drifted off to sleep and began to dream. Butch Aggie, her dog, dozed at her feet. Somewhere in the distance car doors opened and closed softly. Butch Aggie cocked her head. Hands tried to turn doorknobs and Butch Aggie bared her teeth. But Lily Laceby went on dreaming. Fists beat on the door and voices shouted at the window. Butch Aggie barked and barked until Lucy Laceby woke up with a start.