Not only for: teachers But also for: ESL Students Objectives: to review Pre-Reading During Reading Post-Reading Discussion/Small groups/ Excerpt from the text
Online FB Texts Textbooks Essays Recipes Blogs Newspapers Magazines Novels poetry Has what you read changed over time?
I watched the movie… ? People are reading less … (even in their own language) Technology A change! Are people interested in acquiring knowledge? Not much time, not much ‘alone time’
INTENSIVEEXTENSIVE academic-type readings focus on accuracy Concentrating on distilling information for pleasure: novels or articles focus on fluency Main ideas? What’s the gist of it? My impressions?
Pre-Reading Post-Reading During Reading?
Objective… Why am I reading this? Am I interested? (predicting) (judging the difficulty) What about vocabulary…? Do I need to understand every word? Which words do I need? Do I need to know these words beforehand? What are some strategies… ? (organization: skimming/ scanning)
SkimScan What percent? How much? How many pages are there? Graphs? Pictures? Any direct quotes? What is the title? Who is the author? Is this serious? What is the tone? What is the conclusion? Topic Sentences? How many ?
academic reading don’t read EVERY word Read quickly