How to improve your comprehension

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How to improve your comprehension

  1. 1. HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR COMPREHENSION
  2. 2. Just glance through first…SKIM THROUGH THE PASSAGE
  3. 3. ASK YOURSELF WHAT THE PARAGRAPH IS ABOUT
  4. 4. ood writing teaches the beginning writer about style, gracefulnarration, plot development, the creation of believable characters andtruth-telling. A novel like The Grapes of Wrath can fill a new writerwith feelings of despair and good old-fashioned jealousy, but suchfeelings can also serve as a spur, goading the writer to work harderand aim higher. Being swept away by a combination of great storyand great writing is, in fact, part of every writer’s necessary formation.You cannot hope to sweep someone else away by the force of yourwriting until it has been done to you.
  5. 5. HIGHLIGHT THE MAIN POINTS
  6. 6. ood writing teaches the beginning writer about style, gracefulnarration, plot development, the creation of believable characters andtruth-telling. A novel like The Grapes of Wrath can fill a new writerwith feelings of despair and good old-fashioned jealousy, but suchfeelings can also serve as a spur, goading the writer to work harderand aim higher. Being swept away by a combination of great storyand great writing is, in fact, part of every writer’s necessary formation.You cannot hope to sweep someone else away by the force of yourwriting until it has been done to you.
  7. 7. WRITE DOWN WHAT THE SENTENCE IS ABOUT
  8. 8. IN YOUR OWN WORDS….ood writing teaches the ood writing involvesbeginning writer about style,graceful narration, plot tyledevelopment, the creation ofbelievable characters and truth- arrationtelling. lot reating characters
  9. 9. HIGHLIGHT THE MAIN POINTS
  10. 10. ood writing teaches the beginning writer about style, gracefulnarration, plot development, the creation of believable characters andtruth-telling. A novel like The Grapes of Wrath can fill a new writerwith feelings of despair and good old-fashioned jealousy, but suchfeelings can also serve as a spur, goading the writer to work harderand aim higher. Being swept away by a combination of great storyand great writing is, in fact, part of every writer’s necessary formation.You cannot hope to sweep someone else away by the force of yourwriting until it has been done to you.
  11. 11. WRITE DOWN WHAT THE SENTENCE IS ABOUT
  12. 12. IN YOUR OWN WORDS…. eading a good book (eg: the grapesnovel like The Grapes of Wrath of wrath) can make a writer feel 2can fill a new writer with feelings thingsof despair and good old-fashioned jealousy, but such egative feelings: despair & jealousyfeelings can also serve as a spur,goading the writer to work rharder and aim higher. ositive feelings: inspire writers to work harder and try to do better
  13. 13. HIGHLIGHT THE MAIN POINTS
  14. 14. ood writing teaches the beginning writer about style, gracefulnarration, plot development, the creation of believable characters andtruth-telling. A novel like The Grapes of Wrath can fill a new writerwith feelings of despair and good old-fashioned jealousy, but suchfeelings can also serve as a spur, goading the writer to work harderand aim higher. Being swept away by a combination of great storyand great writing is, in fact, part of every writer’s necessary formation.You cannot hope to sweep someone else away by the force of yourwriting until it has been done to you.
  15. 15. WRITE DOWN WHAT THE SENTENCE IS ABOUT
  16. 16. IN YOUR OWN WORDS….eing swept away by a combination s they become writers, every writerof great story and great writing is, will feel inspired(swept away) byin fact, part of every writer’s wonderful writing and goodnecessary formation. You cannot writing skills.hope to sweep someone else awayby the force of your writing until ithas been done to you. s a writer, you must feel this (inspiration) before you can cause someone else to feel inspired.
  17. 17. TRY THE REST OF THEPASSAGE ON YOUR OWN 

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