Thinking Reading Strategies

There are two important components to thinking strategies:        
        Meta-cognition -  this is the process of thinking about thinking.         
        Generating questions- 5 W’s (who, what, when, where, and why)

The Importance of Asking Questions and How it Relates to Thinking:
  • Clarify meaning when confused. 
  • Wonder about what is happening and/or will happen next 
  • Determine the author’s intent, style, content, and format 
  • Locate a specific answer in text 
  • Consider questions that cannot be answered in the text