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Reading in College

Assignment 1, Option 2

One of the most important ways you'll collect knowledge in college is by _______. Reading
Speaking is one of the most important skills you can have for success in college. False
The ability to read and understand complex texts separates what kinds of students? Those who will...from those who will... A)graduate high school, not. B)graduate college from, not. C)be are ready for college, not D) earn 2 yr degree, earn 4 yr degree C
___________ ____________ is the act of running your eyes over a page only to realize you don't recall a thing you read. Mindless reading
___________ ____________ is characterized by intense mental engagement in what you are reading. Active reading
When reading mindfully, you are actively collecting A) Key Concepts B) Main and Secondary Ideas C) Major and Minor Supporting Details D) All of the Above D
Reviewing past readings takes advantage of one of the three principles of deep and lasting learning: quality of learning. False
What should you preview before reading and why? List any of these below: Table of Contents - to get an outline for reading Chapter Objectives or Focus Questions - Identifies what you expect to learn Chapter Titles and Headings - Helpful overview on the current topic
What should you preview before reading and why? ****Answer part 2 Special Formatting - these are hints from the author Visual Elements - Helps reinforce concepts Chapter Summaries - Identifies the important ideas
The process of reading for answers to questions does not.... A) Heighten your concentration B) Require you to create a distributed reading schedule C) Increase your active involvement D) Improve your understanding B
Much of your reading time occurs while you pause to take in words and is called _______. Fixation
You can probably read faster just be deciding to. True
You should take notes when you are done reading. False
What should you do when you are done reading? Give at least 3 examples/answers. Any of the following: Reflect on what you read. Reread difficult passages. Recite the marked text. Talk about what you read. Read another book on the same subject. Seek assistance.
Everyone should believe what the author writes because they are writing college books that your teacher is having you read after all. False.
You can never understand reading assignments above your reading level, or any assignments that are worded in a confusing manner. False.
While reading, you should NOT: A) Pause to Recite B) Take Notes C) Look up the Definitions of Key Words. D) Recite the Marked Text D
Sometimes called a topic sentence, _______ ______ elaborates on a main idea by answering questions that readers may have. Secondary Idea
Sometimes called the thesis, the ________ _______ is the most important idea the author wants to convey about a key concept. Main Idea
Reading is which element primarily in C.O.R.E? A) Collecting B) Organizing C) Rehearsing D) Evaluating A
Before reading, you should NOT: A) Approach reading with a positive attitude B) Create a list of questions C) Concentrate on reading faster D) Create a distributed reading schedule C
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