Picture It!

Naughton, Victoria M.
September 2008
Reading Teacher;Sep2008, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p65
Academic Journal
The article discusses the Picture It! reading strategy suitable for younger readers who find it troublesome to organize their thoughts in a story map. Students using the Picture It! strategy must understand the five elements of a story which are setting, characters, problems, attempts to solve the problems, and resolution. These five elements are also referred to as "story grammar." The acronym STORY which was created to help students remember a story's five elements is explored. How the Picture It! strategy can be used to teach new vocabulary is discussed.


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