Anticipation Guides Strategy 3 p. 7

Stephie Brady

What are Anticipation Guides?

- A strategy that is used before reading texts to activate background knowledge.

- Stimulates students' interest in the topic you are about to introduce.

- List of statements that are true to the topic, or misconceptions.

-Grades 6-8 or modified for primary grades

Instructional focus:

  • oral language
  • comprehension
  • content areas

What Does it Look Like for the Teacher?


1. Identify several major concepts related to the reading assignment

2. Develop a list of statements.

3. Discuss the anticipation guide

4. Read the text

5. Discuss each statement again

Let's do one together!

Big image
Big image

Other Examples...

Unit on Immigration

Big image
Big image
Big image