FOUR KEY STRATEGIES
Prediction involves finding clues by using your own background knowledge and personal experiences. The purpose is to link between what you have already known about the topic and the new knowledge you are about to acquire through reading and to keep the reader actively thinking and on task reader is reading. Title and graphic are the clues to start predicting what the texts about. As reading proceeds, find clues in the text to make predictions. There are three ways for predicting: predicting from the picture, predicting from the title, and predicting from the main points.
I Predicting from the picture
Look at the picture and then answer some questions to help you predict the
ideas that 1) 2) 3) 4) 5)
could be introduced the passage. Why do you go here? How do you go? What will you do during the day? What will you do in the evening? How will you feel when you are back home?