This checklist includes a variety of strategies that the teacher can either teach through direct instruction, or display for their students to use on their own while reading a text. These strategies will help students ensure that they are comprehending everything in a text.
These mini anchor charts are a great addition to your interactive reader's notebook. Each anchor chart gives an explanation of a reading strategy or skill. Students can glue them in their journal for quick and easy reference while they are independently reading.
These nine main idea strategies will help your students successfully master this important reading skill. The Teacher Next Door shares her favorite main idea strategies for teachers of upper elementary students.