--activate prior knowledge (schema)
--determine the most important ideas/themes
--ask questions of themselves, the author, and the text
--create visual/sensory images (use imagination)
--retell/synthesize what they have read
--use "fix-up" strategies when comprehension breaks down
~sound out words (beginning/ending sounds)
~point and slide
~ask "do the Letters match the sounds"?
~look for clues in surrounding text
~look for prefixes, suffixes, root words
~read-aloud (does it sound right?)
~read the word faster or slower
~exaggerate punctuation clues
~substitute another word that would make sense
~reread or read ahead
~ask "what do I already know?" (about text/author)
~imagine the seem
~ask "what do I need to know?"
~ask "what is important?"
~discuss text with another person
from Mosaic of Thought by Keene/Zimmerman