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Active Reading Strategies, 09/25/2018
Transcript of Active Reading Strategies, 09/25/2018
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
© 2018 hssparrow
Active Reading Strategies
Wed. Sept. 14, 2016
Choose one word to describe these three images and explain your choice.
Share & Respond
Tue. Sept. 11, 2018
What strategies do good readers use to improve their reading comprehension?
a plan, method, or series of actions to achieve a specific goal or result
Synonyms: method, plan, approach
Forms: strategic, strategically, strategist
Mon, Aug. 28, 2017
1. Re-read "Eleven"
2. Complete "Active Reading Strategies"
I'll show you how I use the active reading strategies
Let's read a paragraph together
Now, you read the next one on your own
Questions about last night's homework?
3 pictures, 1 word
Causes of Reading Difficulties
6 Active Reading Strategies
"thinking while reading"
We use different reading strategies for different kinds of reading:
Make guesses before you read!
Try to figure out what the story/article is about
Try to figure out what might happen next
Confirm your prediction by reading!
Imagine or picture the people, places, and things that are described
Look for “imagery” words – words that appeal to your senses: sight, hearing, smell, taste, touch
Make personal connections to your
Types of Connections
Make a personal connection with the text:
highly personal connections that a reader makes between the text and the reader’s own experiences or life.
Example: "This story reminds me of a vacation we took to my grandfather’s house in New York."
you are reminded of other things that you have read, other books by the same author, stories from a similar genre, or on the same topic.
Example: “This character has the same problem that I read about in a story last year.”
We learn about things through television, movies, magazines, and newspapers.
Example: "I saw a program on CNN Student News that talked about the 9/11 survivors just like the survivors described in this article."
what you’ve read
Look for the main idea
Make inferences & draw conclusions
of what you read?
easy, challenging, difficult?
too short, too long, just right?
good topic? waste of time?
You may need to
the material to improve understanding!
Would you recommend that others read this text?
Let's do a
of the "Eleven"
annotate your text
to describe these three images and explain your choice.
3 pictures, 1 word
Mon. Aug. 28, 2017
Active Reading Strategies can be divided into three areas:
Nathan Van Hoy