• The Daily C.A.F.E

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     Check for Understanding

    Cross checking-Do the pictures and/or words look right? Does it sound right and make sense? 

    Voracious reading 

    Voracious reading 

     Back up and Reread

    Use the pictures-Do the word and sentence match? 

    Read appropriate level text that are "Good Fit" 

    Tune in to interesting words and use new vocabulary in my speaking and writing 

     Monitor and Fix up

    Use beginning sounds and ending sounds 

    Reread Text 

    Use pictures, illustrations, and diagrams 

     Retell the Story

    Blend sounds, stretch and read 

    Practice common sight words and high frequency words 

    Use word parts to determine reading of words (prefixes, suffixes, origins, abbreviations) 

     Use prior knowledge to connect with text

    Flip the sounds 

    Adjust and apply different reading rates to match text 

    Use prior knowledge and context to predict and confirm meaning 

    Make a picture or mental image 

    Chunk letters and sounds together 

    Use punctuation to enhance phrasing and prosody (end marks, commas, etc...) 

    Ask someone to define the word for you             

     Ask questions throughout the reading process

    Skip the word and then come back 


    Use dictionaries, thesaurus, and glossaries as tools 

     Predict what will happen, use text to confirm

    Trade a word/guess a word that makes sense 



     Infer and support with evidence




     Use text features (titles, headings, captions, graphic features)




     Summarize text, including sequence of main events




     Use main idea and supporting details to determine importance




     Determine and analyze author's purpose and support with text




     Recognize literary elements: genre, plot, character, setting, problem, solution