5th Grade - Make Predictions
Make and adjust predictions while reading, viewing, or listening to print and non-print media. 0501.5.3
Links verified on 9/8/2014
- Anticipation Guide - An anticipation guide is a comprehension strategy that is used before reading to activate students' prior knowledge and build curiosity about a new topic.
- Directed Reading Thinking Activity - a comprehension strategy that guides students in asking questions about a text, making predictions, and then reading to confirm or refute their predictions
- Drawing Conclusions - [designed for grade 3] Read the story and choose the correct word to complete the sentence.
- Drawing Conclusions - designed for grade 3] Read the story and answer the question.
- First Lines - First Lines is a pre-reading comprehension strategy in which students read the beginning sentences from a book and then make predictions about that book.
- Follow the Clues - a graphic organizer to help your students make predictions about a story (3-5 activities included)
- Making Predictions - In this lesson, students will practice making predictions as a deliberate and intentional process. As they practice, predicting will become more automatic as they read.
- Making Predictions: Implementation Guide - [7 pages] lesson plan with associated documents to print
- Making predictions lesson - This fairy tale and follow-up activities will help teach critical thinking and making predictions skills.
- Making Predictions: The King's Choice - students make predictions about what will happen next as a fairy tale is read aloud, and they support their predictions with information/facts
- Prediction and Inference: A Reading Strategy - [13 slides] on-line slide show to be used as a whole class activity in introducing the topic
- Prediction Cards - Prediction Cards combine the fun of guessing with the joy of making art. Students use details from the beginning of a story to encourage classmates to predict what will happen and to inspire them to read the story themselves.
- Prediction Form - use information they had from previous reading and from their own experiences to write a short prediction
- Prediction Game - predict what picture lies behind the squares
- Reading With Meaning - Show your thinking behind predictions using the text to justify or explain your answers
- Story Board - a graphic organizer to help your students make predictions about a story (3-5 activities included)
- Strategies for Better Reading - In this lesson you will: read between the lines by using the power of inference, predict what will happen next in a story and, identify the main ideas in what you read.
- Unwinding A Circular Plot: Prediction Strategies in Reading and Writing - Building on students' existing knowledge of plot structure and of cycles in other content areas, this lesson invites students to use a circle plot graphic organizer to explore the structure of this type of story.
- Using Prediction as a Pre-reading Strategy - Read/Write/Think lesson for grades 3-5 which includes three formal sessions
- Use Predictions to Help Kids Think Deeply about Books - Predicting involves more than trying to figure out what happens next. As kids find evidence to form hunches, they also ask questions, recall facts, reread, skim, infer, draw conclusions, and, ultimately, comprehend the text more fully. (3-5) The Prediction Book Report
- Writing a Branching Story Using Excel - a step by step module on writing with Excel - this type of story can be used for predicting events
- Billy Bear - [sample of a branching story] a simple story with several possible endings depending on the decisions a reader makes [in the form of an Excel workbook]
- The Town Witch - [sample of a branching story] a story with several possible endings depending on the decisions a reader makes [in the form of an Excel workbook]
- The World's Greatest Contralto by Babette Albin - As you read the story, write your questions and ideas about it on another sheet of paper. Then complete the next page
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