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Making this a routine to ask students "What are you thinking?" and they respond with one of these prompts

Helping student recognize that they already have prediction in their life, in other ways. Now it's time to connect it to reading!

Summarizing Like a Superhero! anchor chart. These are quick! Also do this with SS when we study explorers. Give each group an explorer to learn about. The group creates a SWBTS chart to present to the class. Also try with bios of scientists, inventors, ... teaches students about perseverance. j

Story Elements -- and a lot more anchor charts for various literacy and math topics from a 4th grade teacher. (many charts can be used for multiple grade levels)

This would be a great way to show students how to infer texts that they are reading. A similar diagram could be composed on the computer and printed as a hand of for reading folders for students. Many students are just learning to infer about what they are reading at the beginning of 4th grade and it continues through to high school.