1.Read the title and predict. 2.As you read the passage write a MAIN IDEA beside each paragraph. 3.At the end of the passage decide if the author wrote it to ENTERTAIN or INFORM. 4.Write a summary at the end. -If the purpose was to ENTERTAIN then write- “Somebody wanted something but ____. So ____. Then _____. -If the purpose was to INFORM then write – THE 5 W’s – Who, What, When, Where, Why? 5.Read each question carefully. 6.Prove your answers by highlighting the answer in the passage and writing the reason for choosing the answer. 7.Read each answer choice carefully.Eliminate any silly choices so that you can narrow it down. 8.Write the question number next to your highlighting. 9.Write the paragraph number next to the question.