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    What is the purpose of prereading activities? How may prereading activities help to prepare the readers to comprehend what they read?

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    Pre-reading activities have several purposes. First, they can help prepare students to grasp thematic elements in the story if it is fiction. When I teach a novel to my high school students, I always use a Anticipation Guide to help my students consider their own beliefs/ideas before they encounter them in the reading. I then return to this guide after we've finished reading to see if ...

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    Why are pre-reading activities essential to student success?