Strategic Reading

Rising Grades 5 to 6

Read articles, essays, and stories, practice close reading and note-taking, and write summaries and interpretations.

Students learn and apply reading strategies and tools including close reading, looking for cause and effect, note-taking, outlining, paraphrasing, questioning, skimming, summarizing, and synthesizing.

Students write and revise responses to readings from newspapers, essays, biographies, speeches, and short stories.

"My daughter loved this class; it was interactive and a fun way of learning. She definitely learned a lot."

- Sina and Dupe O, Alexandria, VA