Skimming 1

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Skimming 1

  1. 1. Reading strategies - skimming <ul><li>To understand what the reading skill called ‘skimming’ is </li></ul><ul><li>To understand exactly how to skim </li></ul><ul><li>To explore why skimming could be useful to a reader </li></ul>
  2. 2. Thumb Trace (slow)
  3. 3. Thumb Trace (faster)
  4. 4. Thumb Trace (even faster)
  5. 5. Thumb Trace (ridiculously fast)
  6. 6. Just your eyes (slow)
  7. 7. Just your eyes (the skimming pattern – practise 1)
  8. 8. Just your eyes (the skimming pattern – practise 2)
  9. 9. Just your eyes (the skimming pattern) Dear Francis Here we are in sunny Spain! We arrived on Monday and it was raining. I can tell you my heart sank – two weeks of this! On Tuesday though it brightened up and
  10. 10. What did you notice? <ul><li>What type of text was it? </li></ul><ul><li>Did you notice any names or days of the week? </li></ul><ul><li>Any other details? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Just your eyes (the skimming pattern) Thursday 27th Today was fantastic. I still can’t believe I won all that cash! Mum is so excited she wants to go shopping straight away – for a new car! I can’t wait to see Brian and tell him everything. Fifty thousand pounds. Wow.
  12. 12. What did you notice? <ul><li>What type of text was it? </li></ul><ul><li>Did you notice any names? </li></ul><ul><li>Any other details? </li></ul>
  13. 13. Time for you to practise
  14. 14. Reading strategies - skimming <ul><li>What is skimming? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you skim? </li></ul><ul><li>Why can skimming be useful to a reader? </li></ul>

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