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Making predictions--have students guess what a prediction is, then show pictures of partial animals and have students make a prediction of what it is, then discuss making predictions with books: the importance of covers, pictures, text, and experience.
This is a great organizer for making predictions!
Use Graphic Organizers to make Predictions. Determine what is going on currently, what will happen next, and the outcome of the plot. It eliminates guessing and provides evidence from the text to support predictions.