Monitoring means being aware of your thoughts as you are reading and keeping track of your understanding of the text. When you monitor your thinking while you are reading, you are able to: identify what you do understand pinpoint what you do not understand use strategies to resolve problems in your understanding. Task: Read the text The Great Discovery. As you are reading, use the tool to annotate the text with the monitoring comprehension symbols you have learned. Take a of your work. Use the to explain when and why you used each symbol while you were reading e.g. I thought this part of text was surprising because… Click the button to upload your work.