Predict: What do you think will happen next? Use title, text, and pictures to help. Check/revise your predictions as you read.
Visualize: Create mental images as you read.
Question: Ask yourself questions to see if what you are reading makes sense. Reread if necessary.
Connect: Think about what you already know. Make connections to yourself, other texts, and the world around you.
Identify: What is the author's purpose? Look for the main idea and supporting details.
Infer: "Read between the lines." Use clues in the text and your own knowledge to draw conclusions.
Evaluate: Think about the text as you read and form opinions.