- Rewrite the prompt in your own words.
- Look up all the words in the prompt that you do not understand.
- Find the prompt - some prompts are hidden or trick prompts, make sure you know what the actual question is.
Questions to ask about the prompt:
- What is the prompt?
- How do you know it is the prompt? What are the clues provided?
- What is all of the other stuff around the prompt doing?
- Does the extra stuff help or stop your progress in working with the prompt?