A third-grade teacher prepares several poster-sized copies of the star diagram. After reading an assigned story, students divide into small groups, and the teacher distributes a copy of the star diagram to each group. The members of each group discuss how the six questions (who, what,when, where, why, and how) apply to the story and write answers in the six points of the star. The teacher then displays the completed star diagrams and leads a whole-class discussion about them. This instructional activity is most likely to promote students' reading proficiency in which of the following ways?
helping students learn a strategy for using visual representation to analyze key elements of a text