In this activity, students make connections about an event or series of events and draw conclusions based on their interpretations. Good readers can locate and extract information from text and are familiar with the use of charts, graphs, columns, legends, headings and scales. Having located information, readers differentiate between important ideas and events in order to fully understand the text.
Reading Strategy 6: Connect what you read with what you already know.
Reading Strategy 7: Determine the most important ideas and events and the relationship between them.
Reading Strategy 8: Extract information from text, charts, graphs, maps and illustrations.
Reading Strategy 11: Make inferences and draw conclusions.
(2) Allow them to determine together what events are related to the problem, issue or conflict.
(3) As a group, determine reasons for the event.
(4) Have students assess the effect the events had on the problem/issue/conflict reasoning.
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