2 Reading Strategies Chunking Summarization Annotation Hint: They all work together!!!!
3 ChunkingThe process of breaking the text up in smaller more manageable pieces.Allows for greater summarizationAllows for logical recall pointsAllows us understand smaller portions of text at one time
4 Chunking ProcessRead through the selection first knowing that you will be reading it a 2nd or 3rd timeBasic Chunking Strategies:Number your paragraphsBreak the text into 5 separate pieces by drawing lines after each “chunk”Number your chunks in the margin
7 What does Annotating look like? Circle words you don’t know then define the word on your chunking sheetUnderline key words and phrases.[Bracket sections you think are important. ]Write your thoughts in the margins as you readBy the end, your article should be covered in symbols and thoughts you’ve had while reading!
9 We’ve Chunked, We’ve Talked It’s all over except the Summary
10 SummarizationSummary is taking a broad view of a topic and putting it into your own words.Answer the key questions: Who? What? When? Where? Why?Should be shorter in length than the original.You will write a short summary for each chunk on your summary page.This should be the overall point being made WITHIN the chunk, not the whole article.
11 Let’s Practice Read CHUNK 1 of your first article. Turn to a neighbor with the same topic and tell them a summary of what you just read.Listen actively as your neighbor tells you their summary.Use what you’ve read and what your neighbor said to write a summary of the chunk on the summary page.Great Job! Now do the same thing for CHUNK 2 of article 1, then move on until you have summarized all the chunksLastly, write a 1 sentence summary of the Entire Article.You are finished Chunking, Annotating, and Summarizing your first article!!!!!!! Yay!!!
12 Chunking, Annotating, and Summarizing (Due for all 7 Sources on Monday, Nov. 10) 1st readDefine unfamiliar words(summary page)Bracket important details(on article)Write thoughts and opinions in margins2nd readStop reading and summarize after each chunkWrite a 1 sentence summary for each articleEach article will have it’s own summary page. (7 sources=7 summary pages)