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Pre-Reading questions for a second grade classroom.

Oct 19, 2013 10:28am

The reading groups are 4 to 6 students per group. I am looking for new ways to introduce a new book to each group. Most groups are already reading chapter books, so picture walks does not work with all groups. I would love to hear what questions you ask to introduce a new book.

  • English Language Arts
  • Pre K-2
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    • Oct 19, 2013 2:12pm

      They can predict from the cover, chapter titles, and read the back cover. Beware, the back cover may need a "spoiler alert".

      • Oct 28, 2013 2:00pm

        Have the studetns write an I predict sentence based on the title or even each chapter in the table of contents.

        • Dec 11, 2013 1:52pm

          Thank you! I am going to try these tips this week! Sometimes in the great quest for stuff, one forgets the "small" things like the obvious.