Reading strategies

Reading strategies
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This lesson contains 22 slides, with interactive quizzes and text slides.

time-iconLesson duration is: 45 min

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Reading strategies

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Lesson goals 
  • After the lesson, you will know why we practise reading. 
  • After the lesson, you know when to use which reading strategy. 
  • After the lesson, you can use scanning to find specific information in a text 
  • After the lesson, you can use context clues to determine the meaning of different words 

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why practice reading?

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Why practice reading?
  • Find useful information online
  • Learn about different topics 
  • Improves vocabulary 
  • Learn new sentence-structure 

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Reading strategies
  • Skimming (aim = general idea of text) 
  • Scanning (aim = finding specific information) 
  • Using context (aim = reading to deduce meaning)  

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  • Read the title and subheadings 
  • Read the introduction and conclusion 
  • Read the first and last sentence of every paragraph 
  • Use when you need the main idea of the text  

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  • Looking for specific information 
  • Look for a name, date, word  

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Scanning practice - word race 
The next slide has text 
I will give a word
Scan for that word 
If you have found it raise your hand 

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Using context 
  • How do you know what a word means without looking it up?

  • It can be explained further on in the sentence (definition) 
  • Word part - do you know parts of the word?
  • Ther might be examples or pictures  

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What does re-examine mean?

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What does irregular mean?

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Prudent: She was prudent with the guest list, acting with great caution and care to only invite those she likes.

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Procrastinating: He was procrastinating all day, playing video games and watching tv instead of doing homework.

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Superfluous: Adding smarties to the M&M brownies was superfluous, extra and unnecessary.

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Haughty: She is so humble and modest, she could never be called haughty.

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Extra practice

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