R restate the question
A answer the question
C cite text evidence
E explain what it means
- Mondays: Free write
- Tuesdays: Inferencing
- Wednesdays: Problem, Connection, or Prediction
- Thursdays: Theme or Central Idea
- Fridays: Main Idea
- What is the selection mainly about?
- What did you learn while reading?
- Why did the author write this selection? How do you know?
- What was the Main Idea of what you read?
- What did you find interesting about this selection?