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Reading268-82
Reading: The Big PictureThe ACT says that the “the ability to read and understand complextexts is essential for college success”They also report that nearly half of incoming college students scoredpoorly in reading.College textbooks are not like any other books you haveencountered in life.They are complex and packed full of countless details.Therefore theMINDLESS READINGyou do for daily activities willnot ensure success in college.To succeed in college you will need to engage inACTIVE READING.Active reading is characterized by intense mental engagement in whatyou are reading.
Reading: the big pictureIn the CORE learning system reading is partof theCollectingstep.The information you are collecting whilereading can be organized into a hierarchy.Key Concepts are main topic you are readingaboutMain Idea is the most important idea wants tounderstand about the key conceptSecondary Ideas elaborate on the main ideaby answering questions the readers may haveabout the main idea.Supporting details (major and minor) areevidence that support the main or secondaryideas .KeyConceptKeyConceptLevel 1:MainIdeaLevel 1:MainIdeaLevel 2:SecondaryIdeasLevel 2:SecondaryIdeasLevel 3: MajorSupporting DetailsLevel 3: MajorSupporting DetailsLevel 4: Minor SupportingDetailsLevel 4: Minor SupportingDetails

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