LEADERS Handbook of Early Literacy Strategies and Activities
: 10-15 minutes
: Whole group, small group, or partners
This strategy allows the students to monitor their own understanding.
- After completing the text, give each student a set of shapes (square, circle, and triangle) or photocopy of the Worksheet.
- Each student should write on each shape.
What you have "squared" away (What you understand)
Questions going around in your head
Three things or points you would like to remember
Using cut out shapes instead of a worksheet could lead to creation of a poster about the story or topic for display in your room.