Skimming, Scanning, Predicting, Evaluation and Summarising

Information about Skimming, Scanning, Predicting, Evaluation and Summarising

Published on July 31, 2014

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READING COMPREHENSION - STRATEGIES: READING COMPREHENSION - STRATEGIES TYPES Two specific speed-reading techniques 1 Skimming 2 Scanning SKIMMING: SKIMMING Your eyes run rapidly 1 To locate – a specific fact /piece of information 2 A specific name, Date, Statistic, fact 4 1500 words / minute can be accomplished 3 Look for Clues 4 Rapidly moving the eyes over text 1 To get – main ideas and general overview 2 1000 words / minute can be accomplished 3 SCANNING SKIMMING: SKIMMING Useful in 3 different situations Pre-reading: More thorough previewing Gives accurate picture 3. Reading: Used for quick reading Does not need more detailed attention Pre-reading Reviewing Reading 2. Reviewing: Reviewing text already read PowerPoint Presentation: 1 2 3 4 5 6 Read the title (Shortest summary of the content) Read the first paragraph completely Read the first sentence of each paragraph Read for subheadings, Looking for relationships among them Read the Introduction / lead-in paragraph Look for: Clue words Proper Nouns, Capitalized words, Adjectives (best, worst, most etc.) Typographical clues : italics, boldface, underlining, asterisks Read the last paragraph entirely SKIMMING AN ARTICLE SCANNING AN ARTICLE: Hold the image of the word or idea clearly in mind Read the entire sentence only when it has the entire information you seek Analyze the organization of the content before scanning Keep in mind what you are searching for SCANNING AN ARTICLE 1 2 3 4 PREDICTING THE CONTENT: PREDICTING THE CONTENT 1 Increase your level of comprehension 2 Attempt to predict the content and structure of the text Try to figure out what a text is talking about? 3 WHAT DO I GET OUT OF PREDICTING? You will be able to: WHAT DO I GET OUT OF PREDICTING? You will be able to 1. Better remember the content after reading Assess your level of perception after reading 2. Respond logically and intellecturally about the structure of the essay 3. See how the various ideas relate / don’t relate to one another 4. Analyze the strength of the argument EVALUATION: 1 2 3 4 5 Activating background knowledge between new & known information Questioning the Text Drawing Inferences (Conclusions) Creating mental images and understanding the concept of the text Synthesizing: connecting elements, questioning and inferring EVALUATION PowerPoint Presentation: Note – Taking is when you are taking notes on materials in class what a speaker is saying What is happening around you Differences between Note – Making and Note- Taking PowerPoint Presentation: Note – Making is when you make notes on your thoughts things you remember Any information you recall the topic to recall/study etc . Differences between Note – Making and Note- Taking PowerPoint Presentation: 1 2 3 How to use Summarising ? What are the main ideas? What are the crucial details necessary to support ideas? What information is relevant or irrelevant? SUMMARISING

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