Remember these strategies if you come to a word that you do not know while you are reading.
Does the word look right?
Does the word sound right?
Does the word make sense?
If not, stop and go back to try to figure it out again!
You can also click on the following link to view decoding strategies to use while you are reading:Decoding Strategies
Remember to use these strategies. They will help you to understand what you are reading!
You can also click on the following link to view comprehension strategies to use while you are reading: Comprehension Strategies
R- Read carefully. Preview the questions, underline important words or phrases, and re-read to clarify.
E- Even if you think you know the answer, read all choices.
L- Look back in the story to find clues to support your answer.
A- Always try your best!
X- X out answers that do not make sense and check your work.