Purpose of Reading Purpose of reading is to connect the ideas on the page to what you already know. Example: 59683724 tuff to remember 596-837-24 easier because of grouping numbers 1234567-easiest to read and remember because of prior knowledge
Reading Rate Fixation: when your eyes stop on a word Reading Comprehension: Ability to understand information presented in written form.
Reasons for Poor Comprehension 1-inability to understand word 2-inability to understand sentence 3-inability to understand how sentences relate to one another 4-inability to understand how the information fits together in a meaningful way 5-lack of interest and concentration
Improving Comprehension skills 1-Read variety of material 2-Read long material 3-Circle unknown words 4-Recall after reading
Techniques for Good Comprehension 1-Skimming & Scanning 2-Non-verbal Signals (heading, title, sub headings, photographs, captions, division into paragraphs, figures, graphs, charts) 3-Structure of the text (predicting from title and other sub parts of the text) 4-Punstuation (grammatically and from the author’s view point) 5-Author’s view point 6-Reader anticipation (context based meaning) 7-Summarizing (important points)
summarizing 1-Familiarize yourself with the material 2-Select important information 3-Paraphrase the information 4-Insert links between sentences and paragraphs 5-Adjust the length of the summary
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