Concepts of Comprehension: Predicting

This Concepts of Comprehension: Predicting lesson plan also includes:

What happens next? It's easy to find out if you know how to make predictions. Two lessons, the first on making predictions and the second on supporting them with evidence, prompt young readers to read closely and discuss the details that lead them to make reasonable predictions.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Divide the unit into two days, one lesson per day, or delve into both parts in one day
  • Add the listed vocabulary words to a classroom word wall
  • Incorporate into a unit on supporting evidence
Classroom Considerations

  • Lessons are designed for first graders, but helpful for older learners who could use the literacy skills as well
  • Provides a lot of scripted instruction that may be more helpful to student teachers or substitutes
  • Requires access to Wemberley Worried by Kevin Henkes
Pros

  • Graphic organizers are versatile for multiple lessons and contexts
  • Provides helpful background knowledge
  • Includes extension ideas and additional books that facilitate making predictions
Cons

  • None
Common Core