The class is working on learning how to summarize. Before asking students to complete a summary about a short story they will read on their own, what should the teacher do?
Explain some of the more difficult vocabulary students are likely to encounter in the reading.
Have students write a prediction about what the story might be about.
Read a similar story to give students more background knowledge or experience with the subject.
Model, using the think-aloud strategy, how she approaches a text when summarizing.
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