An anticipation guide is a comprehension strategy teachers can use to derive more learning from watching Channel One News — for general education students, English learners and students who need additional support.
An anticipation guide presents several statements that students agree with or disagree with before watching the show. After watching the show, students return to their anticipation guides and reflect on whether their ideas about the statements have changed.
Anticipation guides build comprehension by:
To see this strategy used in the classroom, watch the video in this post on Reading Rockets.
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