Lesson 10 Rdg & Studying For Tests
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  • Reading & Studying for Tests
    Steps 2 & 3
    Lesson 10
  • Step 2: Previewing Info
    Helps understand it better
    Major topics
    Chapter
    Reading assignment
    Grasps overall understanding
    Check out Table of Contents
    Intro paragraph
    Appendix
    Glossary
  • Survey or Skim
    Closing paragraphs
    Introductions
    Summaries
    Lists
    Headings & subheadings
    Graphic aids
    Pictures
    End of section questions
  • Preview an assignment
    Look for NEW terms
    Check out “notable” words
    Underlined
    Bolded
    Italics
    ALL CAPS
  • It Only Takes a Few Minutes to…
    Build a foundation for what you can learn
    Get insight on what you will be covering
    (Consider it an hors d'oeuvres)
  • Step 3: Scanning/Skimming
    Remember these from Reading Textbooks?
    Remember the difference between them?
    Most prefer scanning
    Gets answers to fill in the worksheet or answers the homework questions
    You know what you’re looking for and you’re out to find it
    You don’t want to waste time
    “Just the facts M’aam’
  • Scanning
    Locate answers to questions
    Pick out key words
    Names
    Dates
    Facts
    Read phrases/short sentences
    Not reading everything, scroll eyes down middle of page
  • Strategies to Scanning
    I.D. organizational methods
    Poetry
    ABC order
    Expository
    Includes facts, details, & info
    Determine author’s arrangement of info
    Helps to locate page/section
  • More Scanning Strategies
    Focus on key words before you scan
    Easier to pick out
    Read quickly & accurately
    Look for key words, ignore unnecessary
    Move eyes in quick patterns
    When you think you’ve found info, spend time to read more carefully.
    Don’t get bogged down
    with all the text
  • Skimming Info
    Read quickly for general understanding
    Careful preview
    Focus on main ideas
    Look for
    Bolded words
    Italics
    Underlined words/phrases
    Intro paragraphs
  • More Skimming Info
    Look for
    Headings
    First sentences of paragraphs
    Intro/sequence words
    First, second, third
    In conclusion
    Next
    Finally
    Furthermore
  • Skimming
    Graphic aids
    Analyze referenced info