Readers apply

Week 4

Determine which details are relevant.

Define relevant details as those that are helpful.

Recognize that relevant details are related to the question.

Activate more than text-to-self connections.

Put readers in the position of lacking memories or personal connections.

Identify texts/excerpts on unfamiliar topics.

Week 4, Day 17—Infer with patterns & relationships

Adjust thinking for schema as continuing to read for details.

Figure out tricky words with context clues

Readers question & predict word meanings.

Introduce types of clues authors provide.

Help students determine the meaning of unfamiliar words.

Teach students to look for clues before, after, and inside the word.

Increase students’ awareness of context clues by teaching them to include definition details within their own writing using these lesson resources.