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Celban reading

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Test Taking Strategies for the Reading Assessment on the CELBAN

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Celban reading

  1. 1. TEST TAKING STRATEGIES FOR THE CELBAN<br />Reading<br />
  2. 2. READING TASKS<br />Skim and Scan<br />Formatted Reading (Policy or Procedure)<br />Unformatted Reading (article)<br />Reading Cloze<br />
  3. 3. SKIM AND SCAN<br />Read the title - get an overview <br />Scan the first question – notice key words and expressions<br />Scan the reading – match the keywords and expressions from the questions<br />Answer the question with a short precise answer<br />Repeat for the next questions<br />Work quickly and with purpose<br />
  4. 4. FORMATTED READING<br />Policy or Procedure<br />Read the title- get an overview<br />Read questions – notice key words and expressions<br />Read the article – notice key words and expressions<br />Go back and forth between the questions and text<br /> <br /><br />
  5. 5. FORMATTED READING<br />Work quickly and with purpose<br />Do the easier ones first<br />Flag the difficult ones to return to later:<br /> *Vitamin K is …<br /> a. essential to a balanced diet<br /> b. not necessary for a balanced diet<br /> c. naturally occurring<br /> d. is available as a supplement<br />Create a time bank<br />
  6. 6. UNFORMATTED READING<br />Reading an Article<br />Follow the same procedures as with formatted reading<br />
  7. 7. READING CLOZE<br />Reading the article with blanks – get an overview<br />Read each blank phrase and ‘say’ the possible answer to yourself<br />Example:<br />A man who stated he had __(1)__ his life savings after being diagnosed with cancer…<br />a. saved <br />b. spent <br />c. lost <br />d. earned<br />
  8. 8. SUMMARY<br />Timing<br />Move back and forth between reading text and questions<br />Answer the ones you know are correct and move on<br />Practice under testing conditions<br />

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