I think that . . . The clues I used were . . .
In previewing the headlines, subheads, or graphics, I believe this chapter will be about . . .
I get the gist of the paragraph by noting the key words . . . .
I identify the main idea by determining which details are important and which are not . . .
The theme of the story is . . .
I know this about this subject . . .
This reminds me of something in my life, of another book, of a real world event. . .
I am inferring by using clues in the text along with what I already know about the subject . .
I also use text structure to make inferences. . . .
I am wondering . . .!?!
I actively search for answers to my questions as I read.
There’s a movie playing in my head while I read!
I create images in my head when I am reading by paying attention to specific words and phrases.
What do I think of the text, the author’s style, ideas and/or my reading?
How is this text credible or biased?
Does the reading make sense?
What can I fix if I do not understand the text?