QUICK READING
TIPS
EASY AND EFFECTIVE WAYS TO EXPAND
YOUR COMPREHENSION

Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav
WHAT IS READING?
Efficient reading is about reading in a way that
allows you to understand the writer's message
without sp...
WHAT DO WE READ?
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Books
Newspapers, Magazines
Photocopies, articles
Notices
Correspondence
Forms, Signs
...
AT THIS LEVEL, READING IS:

Decoding
(Word Perception)

+
Comprehension
Knowledge of:
Vocabulary
Sentence structure
Subjec...
READING PROCESS

Decoding
(Word
Perception)

•© 2013, Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav

Comprehe
nsion

Reaction to
ideas

Integr...
Your purpose in reading might be to:
• Gather information
• Learn about a particular topic or understand
a particular theo...
How Much Do You Know About Good
Reading Strategies?

TRUE OR FALSE?
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•

•

False

You must always
read every word in
the...
WHAT SKILLS DO WE USE IN READING?

• Skimming
• Scanning
• Extraction of specific information
• In-depth (extensive) readi...
COMPREHENSION SKILLS FOR

…

READING

• Recalling word meanings
• Drawing inferences about a meaning of a word from contex...
Preparing For Class
READING
TIPS

• Always read the chapter that will be covered
before class.
• What the instructor says ...
Preparing For Class
READING TIPS
(….CONT)

• Set realistic reading goals!
• Will you read or skim text in detail?
• How lo...
Making Notes On Your Reading

• Make notes in your book or notebook to simplify future
revision.
• Do this after you have ...
NOTES IN A NOTEBOOK
urvey the text: Critically look at all
 Headings Pictures (maps, charts, or graphs) Summaries
uesti...
Notes In A Notebook

CREATE A CHAPTER MAP
Primary
Headings

Examples or
Details
•© 2013, Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav

Title ...
NOTES IN A TEXTBOOK

•Saturday,
December 21, 2013

•© 2013, Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav

-From The University of Texas
Learn...
Using Your Text After Class

• Once you have gone to class, return to the chapter to
read it again more thoroughly.
• Comp...
ACTIVITY_1

STRATEGIES FOR READING TYPICAL
TEXTBOOKS

•On which group of words in this title does
the author wants you to ...
ACTIVITY_2

STRATEGIES FOR READING TYPICAL
TEXTBOOKS
Excerpt from a table of contents.?

Factors influencing the
activitie...
NEED MORE HELP READING EFFECTIVELY?

Visit your self !!!
…Thank You
•© 2013, Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav

•Saturday,
Decembe...
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    1. 1. QUICK READING TIPS EASY AND EFFECTIVE WAYS TO EXPAND YOUR COMPREHENSION Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav
    2. 2. WHAT IS READING? Efficient reading is about reading in a way that allows you to understand the writer's message without spending too much time in the process. •© 2013, Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav •Saturday, December 21, 2013 •2
    3. 3. WHAT DO WE READ? • • • • • • • • • Books Newspapers, Magazines Photocopies, articles Notices Correspondence Forms, Signs Handheld media devices Computer screens Multi-media carriers •© 2013, Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav •Saturday, December 21, 2013 •3
    4. 4. AT THIS LEVEL, READING IS: Decoding (Word Perception) + Comprehension Knowledge of: Vocabulary Sentence structure Subject matter •© 2013, Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav •Saturday, December 21, 2013 •4
    5. 5. READING PROCESS Decoding (Word Perception) •© 2013, Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav Comprehe nsion Reaction to ideas Integration •Saturday, December 21, 2013 Application •5
    6. 6. Your purpose in reading might be to: • Gather information • Learn about a particular topic or understand a particular theory • Prepare for an exam AS YOU BECOME A MORE SKILLFUL READER, YOU WILL REALIZE THAT READING: •© 2013, Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav •Saturday, December 21, 2013 •6
    7. 7. How Much Do You Know About Good Reading Strategies? TRUE OR FALSE? • • • False You must always read every word in the chapter or you will not understand it. Effectively skimming the chapter works for some texts and is often more time effective. False If you read too fast, you will lose some of your comprehension. There is no known link. Comprehension comes from being able to pull out important information. Taking notes on reading lengthens the reading process. It shortens the time by keeping you focused and saves future study time. •© 2013, Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav False •7 •Saturday, December 21, 2013
    8. 8. WHAT SKILLS DO WE USE IN READING? • Skimming • Scanning • Extraction of specific information • In-depth (extensive) reading • Metacognition •© 2013, Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav •Saturday, December 21, 2013 •8
    9. 9. COMPREHENSION SKILLS FOR … READING • Recalling word meanings • Drawing inferences about a meaning of a word from context • Finding answers to questions answered explicitly or merely in paraphrase • Weaving together ideas from content • Drawing inferences from content • Recognizing a writer’s purpose, attitude, tone, and mood • Identifying a writer’s technique • Following the structure of a passage. •© 2013, Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav •Saturday, December 21, 2013 •9
    10. 10. Preparing For Class READING TIPS • Always read the chapter that will be covered before class. • What the instructor says will make more sense. • Find a quiet place to study-Eliminate Distractions! • Some distractions are external: Chatter, Radio, etc. • Some are internal: Fears, Worries, etc. •© 2013, Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav •Saturday, December 21, 2013 •10
    11. 11. Preparing For Class READING TIPS (….CONT) • Set realistic reading goals! • Will you read or skim text in detail? • How long will you work with that text? • Should you read it in sections? • Write down any questions that you still have about your topic. • Listen for the answers to those during the course lecture. •© 2013, Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav •Saturday, December 21, 2013 •11
    12. 12. Making Notes On Your Reading • Make notes in your book or notebook to simplify future revision. • Do this after you have read-NOT WHILE READING. • You do not know what is important until you finish. •© 2013, Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav •Saturday, December 21, 2013 •12
    13. 13. NOTES IN A NOTEBOOK urvey the text: Critically look at all  Headings Pictures (maps, charts, or graphs) Summaries uestions: Turn all of the headings into questions.  Write out questions and speculate answers before reading. ead: Focus on answering your questions as you read.  Write down the real answers to your questions.  These make great self-quiz questions before tests. ecall: Without looking at your book or notes, sketch, in your own words, the main points of the reading.  This forces you to THINK! eview: Using your book & notes, see how well you did. •Saturday, December 21, 2013  Note the things you stated incorrectly or forgot. •© 2013, Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav •13
    14. 14. Notes In A Notebook CREATE A CHAPTER MAP Primary Headings Examples or Details •© 2013, Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav Title of Chapter Subordinate Ideas •Saturday, December 21, 2013 •14
    15. 15. NOTES IN A TEXTBOOK •Saturday, December 21, 2013 •© 2013, Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav -From The University of Texas Learning Center Website •15
    16. 16. Using Your Text After Class • Once you have gone to class, return to the chapter to read it again more thoroughly. • Compare the notes that you took in class, to those that you took from your reading. • Do you still have questions about the subject? • If you can not find the answers in your, arrive to the next class early and ask your instructor prior to class. •© 2013, Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav •Saturday, December 21, 2013 •16
    17. 17. ACTIVITY_1 STRATEGIES FOR READING TYPICAL TEXTBOOKS •On which group of words in this title does the author wants you to focus? The Elements of Nursing: A model for nursing based on a model for living.  The Elements of Nursing  A model for nursing  A model for living ☻ •© 2013, Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav •Saturday, December 21, 2013 •17
    18. 18. ACTIVITY_2 STRATEGIES FOR READING TYPICAL TEXTBOOKS Excerpt from a table of contents.? Factors influencing the activities of living Biological Psychological Socio-cultural Environmental Politico-economic  It tells you on what page to find information.  It presents activities of living.  It outlines what factors influence the activities of living. •© 2013, Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav •Saturday, December 21, 2013 42 43 44 45 46 47 ☻ •18
    19. 19. NEED MORE HELP READING EFFECTIVELY? Visit your self !!! …Thank You •© 2013, Rahul Pratap Singh Kaurav •Saturday, December 21, 2013 •19

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