Reading Skills


Use what you know about the text to tell what you think might happen next in the story.

Compare and Contrast:

Tell how things are alike (compare) and how they are different (contrast).


Fact- Something that can be proven.

Opinion- What someone thinks or feels, this cannot be proven.


Using clues found in the story to make an educated guess about what is happening in the story.


Events happen in order in a story. Words like first, second, then, next and last help us tell sequence of events.


Cause: What makes another event happen. WHY something happens.

Effect: What happens because of another event. WHAT happens.

Main Idea:

The main idea is what a text or paragraph is mostly about and this idea is supported by details.


Tell in your own words what happened in a story.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *