QAR Strategy

Reading Comprehension
QAR Strategy
Appropriate Grade Level: K-2
 Right There answers are found in a single sentence in the text
 Putting It Together or Think and Search answers must be found across
sections of text
 Author and You answers require the reader to infer the meaning from
the text because the answer to the question is not stated explicitly
 On My Own answers rely on the reader’s experience and knowledge
Comments and/or tips:
Comprehension strategies can be important to a reader because they have the
potential to provide access to knowledge that is removed from personal
Stahl, K.A. (2004). Proof, practice, and promise: Comprehension strategy
instruction in the primary grades. The Reading Teacher, 57, 598-609.