Habits of Good Readers (School Age)
“Habits of a Good Reader” videos allow parents to use the same terminology at home that is used by teachers in schools. Click on the video links below to view the habits of a good reader!
Step 1 – Preview – Take a picture walk, read the title, and look at the table of contents.
Step 2 – Question – Ask who, what, when, where, why and how.
Step 3 – Predict – Think about what might happen.
Step 4 – Visualize – Create a mental image.
Step 5 – Infer (Coming soon!) – Read between the lines, combine what you already know with evidence from the text.
Step 6 – Retell – Summarize what happened, use details, organize your thoughts.
Step 7 – Connect (Coming soon!) – Ask how the reading selection connects to yourself, to other texts, or to the world.
Step 8 – Evaluate – Think about what you learned, determine if it was important, decide if it was enjoyable.
RAISE A READER – Review the “Raise A Reader” flyer here.
Do you have a preschool age child? Check out our Parent Partner Videos page for more helpful videos!
Habits of a Good Reader videos are brought you to by Raise the Bar, Hancock County Educational Service Center, Findlay City Schools in partnership with University of Findlay.