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Comprehension

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Transcript of Comprehension

Comprehension
What do you need
to be a better reader?
Which of the comments on page 37 describes you?
Context Clues:
Word Parts:
"Interest is the
mother of intelligence"
- Dr. Henry Plotkin
Your reading experience
What do you like to read?
Do you find reading enjoyable?
What obstacles do you face when reading?
What early experiences did you have with reading?
How would being a better reader pay off for you?
Virtual Book Exchange:
http://padlet.com/ntruitt/xslhc30xhr48
Practice 2-1, pg. 33, #1
Do you agree that "ignorance is bliss?"
How to be curious:
Recognize when you need more information
See curiosity as a strength
Begin with a topic that interests you
Do creative research
Don't be apathetic
Pursue your interests
Comprehension
What is comprehension?
Do you find it hard to comprehend some kinds of texts?
For use with Chapter 2 of
Critical Approaches to
Reading, Writing, and Thinking

Nicole Truitt
Delaware Technical Community College
Fall 2014 ENG101

There are three key steps to better comprehension:
Identifying the Topic
Surveying the Text
Predicting what you'll learn
Can be stated in a short word or phrase
Answers the question, “What is it about?”
Often revealed during surveying and annotating
The topic is often in the title of the chapter
Subtopics are smaller topics and appear as subheads
Word or phrase should be “just right”
https://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/l2VeM0fIwbsz0ua
McDonald's
Taco Bell
Too Narrow:
McDonald's
Burger King
Hardee's
Taco Bell
"Burger Joints"
Think of an umbrella that needs to be "just the right size" to cover the necessary material.
Burger King
Hardee's
Fast Food
Restaurants
Just Right:
Too broad:
Restaurants
McDonald's
Taco Bell
Hardee's
Burger King
Applebee's
Texas Roadhouse
La Quetzalteca
Pizza King
Why survey?

What do you look for when you survey?
Why should you ask questions as you survey?
What does it mean to "predict?"
Practice 2-4, page 38
Left side of the room, do even numbers
Right side of the room, do odd numbers
How does it help your comprehension?
This stuff will probably
be on the quiz...
Stay tuned for
Chapter 2, Section 2
pages 47-60
Vocabulary
Who can tell me what 'avid' means?
Voracious?
Susceptible?
Utilizing?
What are some ways you can
build your vocabulary?
Context Clues
Word Parts
Glossary
Jargon
Dictionary
Definition Clues
Synonym Clues
Antonym Clues
Example Clues
Practice:
http://quizlet.com/46496572/scatter
CHRONO / NAUT
PRE / DICT / ION
Prefix pre:
“before”
Root word dict: “to say” or “to tell”
Suffix ion:
“the act of”
Use your knowledge of prefixes, suffixes, and root words to make informed guesses about new vocabulary words.
Errors in
Comprehension
In addition to medication errors, what other
consequences of comprehension errors can you think of?
Next • Read Chapter 3, Section 1
(pages 61-84) in CARWT.
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