When you are reading a piece of literature, it is important to be able to answer questions about the text using only your fingers. This is a skill that is often tested on standardized exams, such as the SAT or ACT. Here are five finger questions that you should be able to answer after reading a piece of literature:
1. Who is the author of the text?
2. What is the title of the text?
3. When was the text published?
4. What is the genre of the text?
5. What are the main themes of the text?
Other related questions:
What is the five finger test in reading?
The five finger test is a quick way to assess whether a student is reading at or above grade level. The student holds up one hand and counts the number of fingers they can see while reading a text. If the student can see five or more fingers, they are likely reading at grade level.
What are the steps of the five finger strategy?
1. Fold your hand into a fist, with your thumb extended.
2. Point your thumb towards the person you want to communicate with.
3. Extend your index finger and middle finger, keeping your ring finger and little finger tucked in.
4. Move your hand up and down, or side to side, to signal “Yes” or “No.”
5. To signal “Maybe,” extend your index finger and middle finger, keeping your ring finger and little finger tucked in, and wiggle your hand back and forth.
How do you teach a 5 finger retell?
There are various ways that you can teach a 5 finger retell, but one way is to first have the students listen to a story being read aloud. After the story is finished, have the students put up 5 fingers and then go around the room and have each student retell the story, using one finger for each main point in the story.
What is retelling strategy?
Retelling is a strategy that can be used to support comprehension. When students retell a story, they are summarizing the main events and putting them in order. This can be done orally or in writing. Retelling can be used with any type of text, including fiction and nonfiction.
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