Wise Readers:

  • Use their background knowledge and information from the text to draw conclusions.

  • Make predictions about text, confirm their predictions, and test their developing meaning.

  • Create interpretations to enrich and deepen their experience in a text.

  • ¬†Answer questions that are not explicitly answered in the text.

Mentor Texts

  • How to Deal with a Broken Wing

  • Amazing Grace

  • The Lion and the Mouse

  • The Tin Forest

  • Grandfather Twilight

  • An Angel for Solomon Singer

  • The Stranger

  • The Royal Bee

  • Where are you going Manyoni?

  • The Lotus Seed