• STRONG Readers...
    are students who know how to tackle text!

     What kind of reader are you?


    Strong readers....

    • use what they know to read unfamiliar words.
    • chunk words to get through the hard parts.
    • think about what would make sense and use meaning and context to help them.
    • get their minds ready before they read.
    • have strategies to figure out tricky words.
    • are brave and resourceful when they get to hard words.
    • read with smooth voices.
    • choose books that help them grow stronger at reading.
    • talk and think about books with other people.
    • read everything in sight.
    • take care of books and protect their reading time.

    ~adapted from Growing Readers by Kathy Collins