The purpose of the video lesson is to outline effective reading strategies that good readers use. They include: predicting, making connections, visualizing, monitoring your own comprehension, determining importance, making inferences, questioning, summarizing and synthesizing. The accompanying handout is a survey in which students reflect on their use of the reading strategies.
Saskatchewan Curriculum Outcomes for English Language Arts
Learning Domain: Comprehend and Respond
Outcome: Select and use appropriate strategies to construct meaning before (e.g., considering what they know and need to know about topic), during (e.g., making connections to prior knowledge and experiences), and after (e.g., drawing conclusions) viewing, listening, and reading.