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Reading Strategies

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Close Reading Means reading word for word, sentence by sentence, or line by line. Use _____ when a work is shorter or when you come to a paragraph or section that is particularly important
Looking for Cause and Effect Means focusing on the process by which one event brings about another. In cause-effect writing, the event or events that happen first are the “causes.” The event or events that happen as a result are the “effects.”
Note Taking Can help you remember key facts and details from reading. In addition, it can help you think through important information until you truly understand it.
Outlining Can help you keep track of the most important topics and details in a selection, especially nonfiction. Topic _______ use words or phrases to describe key information. use complete sentences to list major points as well as supporting details.
Paraphrasing Using your own words to describe what you’ve seen, heard, or read.
Questioning the Author Is the process of asking questions as you read about why the author made the choices he or she did.
Reading Critically Means finding and evaluating the author’s main idea or message in a piece of writing. This involves testing the evidence to see if it is authoritative and reliable.
Skimming Means glancing quickly through a section. When you ____, you look through a selection to get a sense of the topics and important ideas. Once you find the general subject you need, then begin reading more closely there, sentence by sentence.
Summarizing Is telling the main events or ideas in a selection in your own words. The strategy of _________ will improve your ability to comprehend and remember what you’ve read.
Synthesizing Means reflecting on a number of individual elements of a text and deciding how they affect the selection or subject as a whole.
Graphic Organizers Are “word pictures.” They are charts, webs, diagrams, and other visuals you can draw that can help you understand a work of fiction or nonfiction.
Visualizing and Thinking Aloud Involves making a mental picture or sketch of the words on the page and talking through your ideas about what you are reading.
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