PREMIUM RESOURCE | A money saving way to buy the complete set of Reading Strategies. The metacognition prompts help the reader to think about thinking. They assist the student to build a range of comprehension strategies. The Before I read prompts help the student to clarify the purpose for reading and to preview the text. The While I read prompts help the student to monitor their understanding of the text and fix any comprehension problems they might have. The After I read prompts help the student to check their understanding of what they have read.