Toolkit of Reading Grades 4-8

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Making predictions is an important metacognitive skill that aids comprehension, memory, and enjoyment. This lesson guides students to make reasonable predictions based on evidence in the text. The Predicting lesson includes a definition, an explanation of how the skill is used, an example, and practice questions with excerpts from real books.
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Created for grades 4–8, the Toolkit of Reading features quick, clear lessons on all the critical skills students need to understand complex texts, including new skills emphasized in the Common Core State Standards. These engaging resources, available as downloadable PDFs, define key terms, describe how and why the skills are important to readers, and provide a series of activities to encourage mastery. These lessons can kick off a reading lesson or serve as an impromptu refresher of skills already introduced.

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This lesson features passages by Charlotte Bronte, Daniel Defoe, and Jack London.