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LET 106 
Critical Reading 
Name : Darshiny Rajasegaran
What is Critical Reading ? 
- Analytic activity 
- Active approach to reading that involves examination of text 
- Draw in...
Make value 
judgment about 
what the author 
saying 
What do we do 
when we read 
critically? 
Critical reader will have q...
BENEFITS OF CRITICAL READING 
 Discover authors’ argument to understand the 
text. 
 Helps to organize main ideas from a...
REFERENCES 
 http://www.openpolytechnic.ac.nz/study-with-us/ 
study-resources-for-students/researching-and-reading/ 
read...
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  1. 1. LET 106 Critical Reading Name : Darshiny Rajasegaran
  2. 2. What is Critical Reading ? - Analytic activity - Active approach to reading that involves examination of text - Draw inferences from the choice of language observed - Forms connections with prior knowledge and experience - Evaluate the evidence - Understand and analyze text When we read critically, we question both the text and our own reading of it.
  3. 3. Make value judgment about what the author saying What do we do when we read critically? Critical reader will have questions while reading, example: -> What’s the main point ? -> What’s the example used to support the key point? ->Are these examples useful? ->Do you agree with them? ->Can you think of better ones? Analyzing and evaluating information to decide whether to accept or decline.
  4. 4. BENEFITS OF CRITICAL READING  Discover authors’ argument to understand the text.  Helps to organize main ideas from a given topic.  Helps to understand more difficult reading assignment and to obtain a better understanding from what was read.  Helps to make opinions and assumptions based on what we read
  5. 5. REFERENCES  http://www.openpolytechnic.ac.nz/study-with-us/ study-resources-for-students/researching-and-reading/ reading-critically/  http://www.criticalreading.com/critical_reading.htm  http://prezi.com/pd8wld9kpt4e/benefits-of-critical-reading/

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