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Pre-Reading Writing: Predictions

Directions: Peruse through your book and examine the title, cover art, and back cover. When you look at the cover, use your imagination. Look carefully at the cover art and plot information, and predict some story details that are not specifically mentioned. Your prediction should bring up something new and plausible.

 

Predictions

Reason for Prediction

1

 

 

2

 

 

3

 

 

 

Ideas: The main character will be

He/she is going to

The (name of character) is feeling

I think ___________will happen.

 

Ideas for Reasons: Theres a picture of

The picture looks like

The back cover says

The back cover describes the character as

 

 Problems to avoid: Predictions do need to relate to the text in some way. Also, if the prediction is taken verbatim from the information on the cover, then it is not really a prediction.

 

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