How to Repair a Break Down inReading Comprehension
•Make a connection between the text and your life, your knowledge of the world, or another text.
•Make a prediction. Think about what the author is going to discuss in the next section or chapter before you continue.
• Stop and think about what you have  already read. Do not hurry through  your reading. Make sure you break  and reflect o...
• Ask yourself a question related to  the reading and try to answer it. If  you can’t then go back and reread  for the ans...
• Reflect in writing on what you have  read. When you have completed  a section or chapter, stop and  write about what you...
• Visualize. Make the words into  pictures in your head. This type of  engagement with the text, allows  you to “see” the ...
• Use print conventions as clues for  meaning- how do things like  punctuation, CAPITALIZATION,  italicized and bolded wor...
• Retell what you’ve read. Restate  the main ideas of the text you just  read to a friend, family member,  or maybe just a...
•Reread. Do not be afraid or too lazy to take the time to reread a text if you are having difficulty with comprehension.
• Notice patterns in text structure. A  technique to help with  comprehension is to notice  repetitions in the words, sent...
•Adjust your reading rate: slow down or speed up.
• “Academic Support Guides: Reading Comprehension.” Cuesta  College.  http://academic.cuesta.edu/acasupp/as/300INDEX.HTM• ...
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  1. 1. How to Repair a Break Down inReading Comprehension
  2. 2. •Make a connection between the text and your life, your knowledge of the world, or another text.
  3. 3. •Make a prediction. Think about what the author is going to discuss in the next section or chapter before you continue.
  4. 4. • Stop and think about what you have already read. Do not hurry through your reading. Make sure you break and reflect on what you have just read before continuing.
  5. 5. • Ask yourself a question related to the reading and try to answer it. If you can’t then go back and reread for the answer.
  6. 6. • Reflect in writing on what you have read. When you have completed a section or chapter, stop and write about what you have just read.
  7. 7. • Visualize. Make the words into pictures in your head. This type of engagement with the text, allows you to “see” the material and understand the material in a new way.
  8. 8. • Use print conventions as clues for meaning- how do things like punctuation, CAPITALIZATION, italicized and bolded words or larger text give meaning to the reading?
  9. 9. • Retell what you’ve read. Restate the main ideas of the text you just read to a friend, family member, or maybe just aloud to yourself.
  10. 10. •Reread. Do not be afraid or too lazy to take the time to reread a text if you are having difficulty with comprehension.
  11. 11. • Notice patterns in text structure. A technique to help with comprehension is to notice repetitions in the words, sentence and paragraph structures, and sections of the reading that can help you as you continue to read.
  12. 12. •Adjust your reading rate: slow down or speed up.
  13. 13. • “Academic Support Guides: Reading Comprehension.” Cuesta College. http://academic.cuesta.edu/acasupp/as/300INDEX.HTM• Krieg, Elaine G. Strategies for College Readers. New York: Longman, 2008. Print.• “Study Skills Activities: Reading as a Study Skill.” Montana State Literacy Resources: A Service of the National Institute of Literacy. http://www.nwlincs.org/mtlincs/pilotproject/studyskills/studyskills index.htm
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