teaching resource

Activate Prior Knowledge Poster

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 1 page | Grades: 3 - 6

A poster highlighting how to activate prior knowledge when reading a piece of text.

Display this poster when learning about the different comprehension strategies and how to activate prior knowledge.

Information on the poster includes:

To activate prior knowledge means to use what you already know to assist in understanding a new text.

You can activate your prior knowledge by:
• creating a mind map
• doing a five senses brainstorm
• listing key words related to the topic.


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