Yesterday's class focused on Using Prior Knowledge to help students read and understand their SSR book. Today in Reading Workshop, we will look at how this skill appears when reading nonfiction.
Good readers constantly try to make sense out of what they read by seeing how it fits with what they already know. As you are reading, think of connections to the text from your experiences and background knowledge.
This article is from MSNBC/Washington Post.
This winter's extreme weather — with heavy snowfall in some places and unusually low temperatures — is in fact a sign of how climate change disrupts long-standing patterns, according to a new report by the National Wildlife Federation.
Read the entire article here.
As you are reading, list facts/information that you know that enables you to comprehend this article.