(from a workshop with Dottie Hall)
Reading Comprehension Posters
2. Use the letters and picture clues. Make sure what the picture says matches the letters in the word you do not know.
3. Look for words that rhyme with the words.
4. Keep your finger on the word and finish the sentence. Pretend you are playing Guess the Covered Word. Ask yourself what sounds right...will it fit with the letters... Use all the information you would use when playing this game.
The key is for the teacher to model...model...model.. before expecting little ones to do it as coaches.