Think Aloud Strategies

Think Aloud Strategies Used for Comprehension

 

1.  Prediction- I think this will happen next…

2. Identify with characters- I was the character I would…

3.  Personal Experience- This reminds me of…this makes me realize...

4.  Summarize- Retell in your own words

5.  Give opinions- I think…like…don’t like…

6.  Visualize- Describe the setting…looks like…sounds…etc.

7.  Think- “What do I know?”

8.  Make changes- If I was the author…

9.  Ask questions- Who? What? When? Where? Why?

10. Purpose- What was the author trying to accomplish?

11. Elaborate- Add to what somebody else says…

12. Make changes- I changed my mind…