Read for at least twenty to thirty minutes. When you are done, think about what you have read. Use the 5 W’s and an H newspaper writing strategy to write a summary of your reading.
- Who was active in the passage you read?
- What happened?
- When did it happen?
- Where did it happen?
- Why did it happen?
- And how did it happen?
Combine the information you collected and write a short paragraph about your reading.
Write, and then discuss your response.
For Pre-readers: Ask your listener each of the pre-write questions above. Discuss what he or she thinks in response to each question.