What kinds of things could you Selectively Highlight? Key words Key phrases Unknown Vocabulary Main ideas
Why is Selective Highlighting an important reading comprehension strategy? Learn to identify the important points of a text Helps you pay close attention to what you are reading Can allow greater learning and deeper comprehension
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What are some of the different elements or parts of the text? What type of text is this? What do you think the text is about?
Today we are going to use Selective Highlighting to locate specific information into two columns... Things that are politeThings that are rude
Let’s look at the first section of text. According to this piece of text what is polite? According to this piece of text what is rude?
Red = Polite Green = Rude
Now that we have gone through an example as a class, in pairs you are going to complete the following: 1)Read through the remainder of the text. 2)As you are reading you will have two different colour highlighters/pencils and you will highlight as you go in one colour actions that are polite and in the other colour actions that are rude. 3)Once you finish this, draw up a table in your English Workbooks like the example below: 4)Using the information you have highlighted, summarise the information into the table 5)When you finish this, you can continue working on your ‘Paragraphs about Semester Two Goals or you can read quietly. Things that are politeThings that are rude