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The 7 Habits of Great Readers

  • 1.  Great Readers See Themselves as Readers

    • Taking care of books
    • Choosing books
    • Knowing yourself as a reader
    • Building reading stamina

    2.  Great Readers Make Sense of Text

    • Making predictions
    • Asking questions
    • Problem-solving unfamiliar words
    • Summarizing and retelling

    3.  Great Readers Use What They Know

    • Making connections
    • Activating background knowledge
    • Building vocabulary and concept knowledge
    • Making inferences

    4.  Great Readers Understand How Stories Work

    • Understanding story grammar
    • Identifying and understanding literary devices
    • Identifying and using text features

    5.  Great Readers Read to Learn

    • Learning information from Nonfiction
    • Identifying and using Nonfiction features and structures

    6.  Great Readers Monitor and Organize Ideas and Information

    • Taking notes on Fiction
    • Taking notes on Nonfiction
    • Self-Monitoring/Self-Correcting
    • Visualizing

    7.  Great Readers Think Critically About Books

    • Responding to characters
    • Evaluation Nonfiction
    • Distinguishing between fantasy and reality
    • Engaging with books
Last Modified on August 28, 2017