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Reading comprehension


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Reading comprehension

  1. 1. Reading Comprehension involves <ul><li>- Understanding the text </li></ul><ul><li>Making connections with existing knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Reflecting upon </li></ul><ul><li>Critically evaluating </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring own understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Making decisions about which strategies will help clarify understanding </li></ul>
  2. 2. Reading Strategies <ul><li>SKIMMING – Reading rapidly for the main points </li></ul><ul><li>SCANNING – Reading rapidly through a text to find specific information </li></ul><ul><li>EXTENSIVE – Reading longer texts, often for pleasure and for an overall under standing </li></ul><ul><li>INTENSIVE – Reading shorter texts for detailed information with an emphasis on precise understanding. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Before Reading Activities <ul><li>Pre teaching vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Predicting from title </li></ul><ul><li>Sequencing pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Using the pictures </li></ul>
  4. 4. While Reading Activities <ul><li>Telling the Story </li></ul><ul><li>Predicting </li></ul><ul><li>Focusing on specific words in the text </li></ul><ul><li>Using the pictures </li></ul>
  5. 5. After Reading Activities <ul><li>Jumbled sentences </li></ul><ul><li>Cartoon strips </li></ul><ul><li>Drawing a picture </li></ul><ul><li>Jumbled words </li></ul><ul><li>Acting out the story </li></ul><ul><li>Wall story </li></ul><ul><li>Writing a new ending </li></ul><ul><li>Writing or telling a different version </li></ul>