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ACT READINGHumanities
ACT READING - HUMANITIES The humanities passages tend to deal with the human  experience. The range of topics include ar...
ACT READING - HUMANITIES As you read, keep track of facts, dates, and key ideas. Many of the questions will be ask about...
ACT READING - HUMANITIES Read the questions carefully    You will be asked what is the main idea of the passage or of a ...
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Act reading humanities

  1. 1. ACT READINGHumanities
  2. 2. ACT READING - HUMANITIES The humanities passages tend to deal with the human experience. The range of topics include art, language, literature, communication, religion, and philosophy. Expect to read about people who have different opinions. You will be asked to determine the strengths and weaknesses of those arguments. How do the opinions of the author compare with the opinions of others referred to in the passages?
  3. 3. ACT READING - HUMANITIES As you read, keep track of facts, dates, and key ideas. Many of the questions will be ask about your understanding of the different viewpoints from the passages. Find the overall main idea Determine how the author feels about the topic Determine the relationships between the characters and the entities Then, put all of this into context based on the passage.
  4. 4. ACT READING - HUMANITIES Read the questions carefully  You will be asked what is the main idea of the passage or of a certain paragraph  Identify or interpret a detail – these questions will often have question stems such as According to the passage ….. & The author states ……  Specific points in the passage may not always have line references mentioned in the question.  The answer is not necessarily word for word in the passage, but you still need to be able to justify the answer based on the passage.  Many of the questions will ask about your understanding of the different viewpoints found in the passage.  Questions may ask you how the author would respond to the concept mentioned in the passage.

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