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You Can Picture It

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Take a two-minute tour of You Can Picture It!

The You Can Picture It series presents a creative way to use student-generated illustrations to help improve reading comprehension. Each book contains reproducible stories, nonfiction articles, or poems for grades one through five. Students illustrate and summarize the text as they learn to

  • understand that reading is a process of seeking meaning
  • make predictions from text content
  • reread if the meaning is not clear
  • discuss literature with others
  • distinguish fact from opinion or fiction
  • summarize text content
  • identify and use chronological order
  • identify and use cause and effect
  • recognize words with multiple meanings
  • connect new information to prior knowledge
  • use information in text to draw conclusions
  • use self-monitoring and self-correcting strategies
  • identify the main idea and supporting details of a text
  • understand the structure and organization of a book
  • recognize plot, setting, and characters of a story
  • recognize and understand poetic devices
  • make deductions about text
  • identify problems and solutions in a story
  • understand literal and figurative language
  • evaluate their own work
  • evaluate the work of others


View a Fiction Sample

View a Nonfiction Sample

View a Poetry Sample