Pre-reading | Discussion & Reading for Conceptual Learning

Pan, Pei-Yu, Miller, Brian, and Anderson, Richard, 2020. What Does Discussion Add to Reading for Conceptual Learning? In Kuhn, Melanie and Dreher, Mariam. (eds.).  Developing Conceptual Knowledge Through Oral and Written Language. New York: Guilford. pp. 58-75.

First Lines | a pre-reading comprehension strategy in which students read the beginning sentences from a [reading] and then make predictions about [it]. This technique helps students focus their attention on what they can tell from the first lines of a story, play, poem, or other text. As students read the text in its entirety they discuss, revisit and/or revise their original predictions.