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Becoming an Active Reader The Genres and Reading Strategies
What does the term Active mean? 1. moving about 2. busy 3. doing something 4. having an effect 5. showing involvement 6. showing energy 7. needing and using energy
Active Reader A reader who is engaged in mental activity while they read. Active readers think, question, and react to what they read. As a result, they benefit from their reading experiences.
Preview Look at the title, the pictures, and the first paragraph. What do they tell you about what you’re about to read?
Set a Purpose Know why you are reading-for information, for enjoyment, or to understand a process.
Connect Think about whether the characters or situations remind you of people or experiences in your life.
Use Prior Knowledge Jot down what you already know about a topic. Use these notes to help you make sense of what you read.
Predict Guess what will happen next. Look for details in the selection that serve as clues.
Visualize Picture the scene in your mind using the writer’s descriptions of settings, characters, and events.
Monitor Check your understanding as you read. Question what is happening and why. Clarify what is unclear by rereading or asking for help.
Make Inferences Make logical guesses about characters and events by considering details in the text and your own experiences.
Becoming an Active Reader To really appreciate literature you have to be able to understand what you're reading. The strategies that we will learn today.
1) Preview 2) Set a Purpose 3) Connect 4) Use Prior Knowledge 5) Predict 6) Visualize 7) Monitor 8) Making Inferences.
Reading Strategies. Why use reading strategies? Good readers have a number of tricks in their bag to help them understand a text. Strategies help the.
Mrs. Maxwell. What does it mean to be proficient? Definition: Having or showing knowledge, skill and aptitude; well advanced or competent. (dictionary.com)
Reading Strategies Before you read you should: 1.Set a purpose for reading 2.Preview the text 3.Make a plan regarding which strategies could help you in.
Inference : drawing a conclusion about something in the text using the text evidence, your own background knowledge and common sense.
Good Readers How to interact with a text. Good Readers Make connections Good readers relate what they read to their own lives by connecting it to prior.
Close Reading What Superb Readers Do 8 tips to help you become a superb reader.
CHARACTER, SETTING, PLOT Characters: people or animals that appear in the story Setting: time and place in which the story happens Plot: action or events.
The Seven Habits of Proficient Readers What do “good” readers do when they read?
Good readers… Make Connections while they read 1.Connections from the text to self 2.Connections from the text to another text 3.Connections from the text.
Strategies for Reading Being an (Active Reader) is more than just listening and enjoying the story. Try using these strategies while your reading.
READING STRATEGIES Thinking About How You Read Metacognition: Thinking About How You Think Before you can truly improve your reading skills, you need.
Good Readers Reading in the Upper Grades. Good Readers Make connections Good readers relate what they read to their own lives by connecting it to prior.
Overview What is it? It is a reading comprehension strategy involving four steps. The four steps are summarize, question, clarify, and predict.
Reading Your Science Textbook Strategies for comprehension.
Text Annotations Active Reading. Strategy One Questioning: ask yourself questions about the characters and situations in the book Use this symbol when.
Make Connections! Connect to what you already know -text to self -text to text -text to world Activate your background knowledge.
Reading Survey Results Question: What words pop into your mind when you think of reading? You said….
Literary Genres Active reading strategies Vocabulary Development Writing Process.
The Reading Process English I Notes. The Reading Process / consists of 3 steps / Before / During / After / complete activities before reading to set the.
13 Key Reading Strategies Skilled readers do these things—that's why they're skilled!
THE SHORT STORY ACTIVE READING STRATEGIES. THE SHORT STORY Predict: Helps you anticipate events and stay alert to the less obvious parts of a story. Make.
The teaching of reading is of the utmost importance. Not only do students need to be able to decode words and develop fluency, but it is even more important.
What Makes a Good Reader? What does a good reader do?
Answer the following questions HONESTLY… 1. Do you ever read something but not remember what it says? What do you do if you catch yourself not remember.
Read Like a Reader. 1. Question Readers ask good questions about the things they read. Questions help readers clarify their understanding.
To improve reading comprehension Six Reading Strategies.
Annotation What the heck is that ?. Annotation: Definition (n) A critical or explanatory note or body of notes added to a text. (n) There is not a wrong.
READ LIKE A READER Thinking About How You Read – Reading Strategies.
What are the two major types of writing? Narrative Expository.
Reading Strategies. To enhance understanding of a text, it is useful to connect or relate what you are reading to another experience. –Text to self- You.
TOPIC: UNDERSTANDING TEXT USING DIFFERENT READING STRATEGIES AYESHA MUJTABA TEACHER DAPS(O& A LEVELS) Subject: English Language.
THE READING PROCESS The vital steps to really understanding what you read GERALDINE NORRIS:
Thinking Notes to Improve Reading Comprehension. Question Questions can be effective because they: -Give students a purpose for reading -Focus students'
“Think about It…” Answer the following questions HONESTLY… Do you ever read something but not remember what it says? What do you do if you catch yourself.
What is an inference? An inference is a guess based on evidence.
Prediction and Inference: A Reading Strategy. What is prediction? A prediction is what you think will happen based upon the text, the author, and background.
METACOGNITION MAN Super-Powerful Reading Strategies!
How can I become a better reader?. I MUST become an ACTIVE reader!
Editable Version. Parent Signature Version (for home reading logs)
Finding the Main Idea Try looking in the first sentence or the last sentence of a paragraph. If the main idea is not specifically stated, ask yourself,
Non-fiction Reading Unit Introduction 1. Essential Questions How do capable readers make sense of nonfiction text? How do we read nonfiction text to become.
Comprehension Strategies Scott Foresman Reading Street Grades 4 and 5.
Reading Strategies We Use Every Day. 1. Creating Mental Images Good readers: Visualize and create pictures in their mind Organize details in a “mental.
Who: All Pre-K-8 faculty and students What: SIX THINKING STRATEGIES –Connecting –Questioning –Visualizing –Making Inferences –Determining Importance/Summarizing.
o Strategies create a plan of attack. Then you can solve any reading problems yourself. o Strategies help you learn HOW to understand. If you know HOW.
Ensp1 Mr. Xavier Aquino Velasco – Associate/Lecturer III, FEU Tech READING DIFFICULTIES AND STRATEGIES LIMOS, LAURENCE D.R.
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