Reading skills

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m.lemire
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Reading skills
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2009-12-09 13:47:26
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reading skills for high school students
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  1. What are some important parts of a textbook that you should scan through before reading it?
    • table of contents
    • glossary
    • index
    • chapter headings
    • sub-headings
    • diagrams, graphs..
  2. What are some pre-reading questions that you should ask yourself before beginning?
    • Do I have the materials?
    • Do I have the time?
    • Am I clear on what to do?
    • What is the main purpose of this reading?
    • What do I already know?
  3. What are some pre-reading strategies?
    • Skim and scan
    • Make a mind map
    • Break up the reading material into sections (15 - 20 minutes)
  4. What are some during-strategies for reading?
    • Read at an appropriate rate.
    • Look for main ideas and details.
    • Relate it to other ideas or concepts.
    • Summarize and take notes.
  5. What are some post-reading strategies?
    • Make test questions or study aids such as cards, charts or mind-maps.
    • Summarize the information.
    • Teach it to someone.
    • Do first review immediately after you have read it.
    • Go back and review previously sections (weekly or bi-weekly).
    • Begin studying well before the test.
  6. What different reading strategies do you use in Math or Science than reading a novel?
    • Read slowly and read every word.
    • Try to understand every concept.
    • Read by sections: digrams, graphs.
    • Do a lot of re-reading.
    • Stop to think and make notes.
  7. What does SQ3R stand for and what type of reading is it good for?
    • Survey - Question - Read - Recite - Review
    • It is a good strategy for reading in Science and Math.
  8. What does SQRQCQ stand for and what type of reading is it good for?
    • Survey - Question - Read - Question - Compute and construct - Question
    • It is a good strategy for reading in Science and Math.

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