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READING SKILLS: Skimming & Scanning

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READING SKILLS: Skimming & Scanning

  1. 1. READING SKILLS IN MALAYSIA PRIMARY SCHOOL ENGLISH LANGUAGE CURRICULUM SKIMMING AND SCANNING BY: > FARAH EZZATIE MARZUKI > EQAH VIANNIE LENTIM > JE WEDNESDAY WELFRED
  2. 2. PURPOSE • SKIMMING  To get only the main idea  To know the general overview • SCANNING  To locate a specific facts or piece of information  Notice only the clue words
  3. 3. TECHNIQUE FOR SKIMMING 1. Read the TITLE 2. Read the first paragraph completely 3. Look for the MOST IMPORTANT IDEAS 4. SKIP facts and details
  4. 4. TECHNIQUE FOR SCANNING 1. Analyze the ORGANIZATION OF CONTENT before starting to scan. THE 2. Scan for a SPECIFIC WORD, PHRASE, NAME, DATE, OR PLACE NAME 3. When you find the sentence that has the information you seek, READ THE ENTIRE SENTENCE.
  5. 5. IN SCANNING, YOU MUST WILLING TO SKIP OVER LARGE SCALE SECTIONS OF TEXT WITHOUT READING OR UNDESTANDING THEM
  6. 6. HOW TO IMPLEMENT THESE READING SKILLS IN THE CLASSROOM ?  Students often like having races. Occasionally ask students to see who can find the information in a text first.  Allow time for students to read the texts quietly to themselves in class to practice their own technique.
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  8. 8. Q: WHAT IS DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SKIMMING AND SCANNING ?

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