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PSYC- 1300

Wise Choices in College: Reading

QuestionAnswer
A main idea is the most important idea the author wants to convey about a key concept. TRUE or FALSE TRUE
Knowing the definitions of key words is not important. TRUE or FALSE FALSE
Charts And graphs can help you understand a topic better. TRUE or FALSE TRUE
A key concept elaborates on a main idea by answering questions that readers may have about it. TRUE or FALSE FALSE
When reading mindfully you are actively collecting key concepts, ideas and supporting details. TRUE or FALSE TRUE
Active reading is characterized by intense mental engagement in what you are reading. TRUE or FALSE TRUE
What elaborates on a main idea by answering questions that readers may have about it? A. non-primary idea B. secondary idea C. collective idea D.key concept B. secondary idea
You should approach reading: A. Slowly B. Carefully C. with a positive attitude D. With indifferent attitude C. with a positive attitude
Before reading you should: A. review past readings B. preview before reading C. create a distributed reading schedule D. all of the above D. all of the above
Creating a distributed reading schedule means: A. Have a marathon reading session before an exam. B. Spread many shorter reading sessions over an entire course. C.mindless reading D. Skimming over it B. Spread many shorter reading sessions over an entire course.
What is the most important idea that the author wants to convey about a key concept called? A. major supporting details B. minor supporting details C. main idea C. main idea
The secondary idea is: A. Almost as important as the main idea. B. unimportant due to the fact that it is not first C. elaborates on the main idea D. is just a road to supporting details. C. elaborates on the main idea
You should approach reading with a _______ attitude positive
IF you read in_______ you will increase your speed an comprehension chunks
The ability to ________ and________ separates student who are ready for college and those who are not. read, understand
The first step in the core learning system is ________ collecting knowledge
A key ________ is the main topic you are reading about. concept
Students increase there speed by 50 percent by simply______on reading as fast as they could while still understanding what they are reading. concentrating
What should you do if you are having problems understanding the required reading Seek assistance from your instructor or college program that can help you improve your reading skills
What are some Questions you should ask yourself in order to reflect on what you have read? What are the key concepts? What are the main ideas about those concepts? what are the supporting details? What are my thoughtd on the author's main ideas and details?
Created by: MLHughes