READING AND SUMMARY
READING PROCESS
Before During After Comprehension
BEFORE READING
 Do something to get
your mind ready to read.
 Don’t spend too much
time in the beginning--
your goal is ...
BEFORE READING ACTIVITIES
I. Survey Maps- a map of the reading’s topics and subtopics
II. Outlines
1. Main Idea or Topic
a...
DURING READING
a. Now is when you are concerned with learning
the material.
b. Chunking
c. Know when enough is enough
d. T...
DURING READING
I. Highlight important names, dates, or
terminology that are crucial to overall
comprehension.
II. Read chu...
AFTER READING
a. Think about what you read and revisit the ideas
you were presented with.
b. This is the study time!
c. Yo...
AFTER READING
I. Concept cards
II. Detailed outline
III. Charts, maps, timelines
IV. Sample test
V. Answer all the questio...
AFTER READING--SUMMARY
What should you include in a summary?
1. The central idea—the author’s claim or
thesis
2. The main ...
AFTER READING--SUMMARY
What are the characteristics of a
good summary?
Completeness
Accuracy
Brevity
Independence
Neutrali...
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  1. 1. READING AND SUMMARY
  2. 2. READING PROCESS Before During After Comprehension
  3. 3. BEFORE READING  Do something to get your mind ready to read.  Don’t spend too much time in the beginning-- your goal is not to learn the information yet.
  4. 4. BEFORE READING ACTIVITIES I. Survey Maps- a map of the reading’s topics and subtopics II. Outlines 1. Main Idea or Topic a. support b. support 2. Main Idea or Topic a. support b. support III. Preview questions from topic sentences or key ideas IV. Vocabulary lists V. Topic lists VI. Special features Topic#1 Subtopic #1 Subtopic #2 Topic#2 Subtopic #1 Subtopic #2
  5. 5. DURING READING a. Now is when you are concerned with learning the material. b. Chunking c. Know when enough is enough d. Text marking and annotation…….that is the key!
  6. 6. DURING READING I. Highlight important names, dates, or terminology that are crucial to overall comprehension. II. Read chunk by chunk III. Underline important facts, main ideas, or concepts. IV. In the margins, paraphrase those ideas down that you underlined. V. Enumerate any process or list. VI. Write a summary at the end of each section.
  7. 7. AFTER READING a. Think about what you read and revisit the ideas you were presented with. b. This is the study time! c. You can create all sorts of fun things now, such as…
  8. 8. AFTER READING I. Concept cards II. Detailed outline III. Charts, maps, timelines IV. Sample test V. Answer all the questions you wrote in your survey of the reading VI. Question list VII. Summary
  9. 9. AFTER READING--SUMMARY What should you include in a summary? 1. The central idea—the author’s claim or thesis 2. The main points that support the thesis 3. Key examples or evidence used to prove the main points
  10. 10. AFTER READING--SUMMARY What are the characteristics of a good summary? Completeness Accuracy Brevity Independence Neutrality Remember: CABIN
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