Anticipate the information to prepare for and give direction to the task.
1, 2, 4
Think about and use what is already known to help perform the task.
Arrange for conditions that help reading.
Develop personal objectives; identify the purpose of reading.
Write down important words and concepts.
Make guesses based on previous knowledge, using logic or contextual clues.
Choose to focus on specific aspects of situational details that will help with the reading task.
9, 11, 12, 17, 20
Table 1 Description of the Metacognitive Strategies and Number of Related Items in
the Reading Strategies Questionnaire