2 Technical Reading Vs. Literary reading Technical Reading: technical subject matter, emphasis on precision, specialized vocabulary, use of graphics, description of mechanism and process.Literary reading: draw inferences, interpret symbolic language.
3 Before you read Preview the material Skimming Anticipating Activate your background knowledge p
4 Before you read IIAnticipate the line of reasoning: most technical passages focus on:Process or procedureCause/effectmechanism
5 As you read Pace yourself Read slowly Read small amounts of info Read the selection twiceActivate your background knowledgeFamiliarity with the subject and vocab.
6 As you read II Annotate the reading passage Take your own notes, use abbreviations, outline the passage, note what is significant, consider graphic organizers, and answer questions
7 As you read III Repeat more difficult notes aloud Understand the vocab. (technical vocab, acronyms ppLean to read graphicsUnderstand the purpose of graphicRead the graphic closelyPay attention to numerical data
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