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A Learning Center Activity

Inferences and Details: Comprehension Cups

Effective! Enjoyable! Motivating! Easy to Make and to Use!

A strong addition to your comprehension repertoire,

and a worthwhile self-correcting learning center activity!

This metacognition strategy helps readers see the big picture
in factual and inferential comprehension.

It helps students conceptualize text

into the information that it provides.

All that is needed is 6 plastic cups labeled

Who? What? When? Where? Why? How?

 and a shoebox.

Students place phrase cards into appropriate cups.

Three sets (360 phrases), plus instructions included.

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