Reading Minis


Reading Actively: Visualizing


This lesson will help your students focus on the details in a text in order to better understand it. It includes brief instruction on visualizing a text, a model, practice using details to visualize a text, and multiple-choice questions that assess students’ understanding of the reading strategy.

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Reading Minis for grades 3–5 provide short lessons on reading skills and strategies. Each lesson includes instruction, definitions for key terms, a model, whole-group practice, a worksheet for independent practice, a multiple-choice assessment, and a teacher’s guide. Each of these ready-made lessons can be easily opened as a PDF or HTML5 file to quickly teach a key reading skill or strategy before reading or analyzing a text.

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This lesson is one of six lessons on reading actively. For additional instruction on reading actively, see the following lessons: Setting a Purpose, Previewing, Connecting and Reacting, Predicting, and Asking Questions.


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