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Reading Comprehension Predicting Strategy with Gradual Release of Responsibility

Predicting is fundamental to comprehension, according to author/researcher Gerald G. Duffy in Explaining Reading, 2003 . Good readers anticipate meaning and they re-predict, or revise their predictions as they read. Predicting strategy is . . . read more

Reading Comprehension Strategy of Inferring

Inferring is the ability to “read between the lines” or to get the meaning an author implies but does not state directly. For instance, readers must infer a character’s traits, since authors don’t usually state their . . . read more

Determining the Main Idea

The term main idea refers to determining what is important. It is often confused with the topic of an expository (explanatory) text. But it is much more than that. Often it is determined by using the sum of the information provided. However, . . . read more

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