*Read the title, study the pictures, and determine the genre of the text.
*Set your purpose for reading.
What do you do when you come to a word you don't know?
*Sound it out.
*Look at the pictures for clues.
*Read on, then reread the sentence. Fill in a work that makes sense and sounds right.
*Think of a word you know that looks like the word.
Does it look right?
Does it sound right?
Does it make sense?
Predict what will happen next.
Verify if your predictions are correct or incorrect.
*Summarize the text.
*Reflect on the theme/message the author conveys.