Select the main idea in the passage Judge the general gist of the passage Select the best title for the passage Spotting details: Understand specific references or sections in the passage. Identify specific things about the passage.
Weave together ideas in the passage to see their relationships Imply things about the passage even though they may not be directly stated in the passage Identifying tone or mood: Figure out the TONE or MOOD in the passage (serious, sad, funny, etc.) Underline key parts, sentences or words in the passage so that you’ll be able to spot things quickly when answering questions.
To draw a picture using words, to characterize, to tell about or explain details. *Describe a character from a movie you have seen who had characteristics you strongly disliked. IDENTIFY To recognize or pint out aspects or traits that are specific or related to a given thing. *Identify 2 ways your school could be improved.
To give an account of, to define or describe, to comment on, to account for. *Explain how your family celebrates a certain holiday. PREDICT To forecast, to tell what will happen, to announce beforehand. *Predict what kind of job you will have when you are 25 years old.
In what way or manner, to what extent, in what condition, by what means *How does a specific person make your life better? WHY The reason or the cause of, the purpose of, because of, on account of *Why do you think students have the summers off from school?
The one that, one of a number of known or specified things *Which singers or musical groups of today are your favorites? WHAT Which thing or things, any *What must teenagers do in order for their parents or guardians to trust them?