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will use appropriate strategies for learning in ______ (academic area(s)) with _______(percent, frequency) as measured by _____________ (teacher observation, anecdotal records, checklist, self evaluation, student data).
1 Read and follow directions for completing assignments.
2 Take notes from a variety of sources.
3 Preview a selection in content area ten using titles. topic headings. pictures and questions and identify a purpose for reading.
4 Locate, read and interpret maps. illustrations. tables, and graphs.
5 Use a dictionary to find word spelling, syllabication, pronunciation, and/or meaning.
6 Use word-(earning strategies such as context clues and/or Structural cues (root words, suffixes, prefixes, etc.).
7 Use library reference systems.
8 Use reference materials and resources (e.g. , dictionary, thesaurus, encyclopedia, and internet).
9 Use information found in parts of a book (e.g., title page, table of contents, footnotes, glossary, bibliography, appendices, and index).
10 Find the main idea or topic sentence of a selection.
11 Organize information in a visual graphic (i.e., mapping, graphs, charts, etc.).
12 Use prereading strategies such as making predictions, using prior knowledge, skimming for organization, locating difficult or unfamiliar vocabulary, etc.
13 Summarize in writing the main ideas of a selection.
14 Use the QAR (question, answer. relationship) for locating and summarizing information.
15 Use RCRC {read. cover, recite and check) when reading or studying information.
16 Use SQ3R (survey. question. read, recite, review) for reading and studying expository text.
17 Use visual/organizational reading strategies such as___________when reading difficult material.
18 Paraphrase written passage in own words.
19 Summarize information presented orally.
20 Reread a section to locate the answer to a question.
21 Use study skills for test preparation (e.g., mnemonics, visual organizers, rehearsing, categorizing, etc.).
22 Use various test taking strategies related to the format of the test.
23 Read the test questions watching for key words (e.g., always. never, all, every. often, only or usually).
24 Check work for completeness, accuracy, and mechanical errors.
25 Use Reciprocal Teaching strategies of clarifying, questioning, summarizing and predicting to increase comprehension of text.
26 Adjust reading rate when reading a variety of material when reading difficult material.