Copy and paste the following instructions into a sticky note at the top of your lesson.
Students: Use the highlighter tool to do the following in each paragraph.
Highlight in GREEN the main idea of each section
Highlight in YELLOW one supporting detail of each section
Highlight in BLUE at least three things you have a question about or want to know more about. Add a comment with your question.
(Embed this instructional video showing students how to annotate the text)
Summarize the above paragraph/section/text
Identify the main idea of the paragraph/section/text
List at least 2 supporting details of the paragraph/section/text
Explain how you know the purpose of the paragraph/section/text as to inform, persuade, entertain
Predict, based on what you’ve read and seen so far, what the next paragraph/section/text is about
Paraphrase the previous sentence
Write one question that you’ve thought of based on the previous paragraph/section/text
Find one vocabulary word and write a sentence about the content of the text using the word
Skim the text. What is your purpose for reading?
What is a key word in the above paragraph/section/text?