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Framework (AP) Academic Preparedness 

AVI-08.AP.05: Reading is strategically gaining meaning, understanding and knowledge from print and other media, purpose-driven, and interactive. Students who read understand text structures, apply prior knowledge and make connections to other text, self and world, made predictions and ask questions, and create visual images as they read.


(a) Select texts and justify how they meet the reading purpose
(b) Build background knowledge related to the text preview
(c) Connect vocabulary within texts to broader concepts in the text
(d) Create text-dependent questions while reading that align with the reading purpose
(e) Extend beyond the text by analyzing how to best apply key learning

Students who read can:

  • Activate, engage, and extend beyond the text
  • Make predictions and create visual images as they read
  • Understand text structures
  • Question the text and engage in deep inquiry
  • Become content experts
  • Evaluate sources for accuracy and bias



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