Unformatted text preview: retaining the information. Honestly, the passage managed to grab my attention and had me involved a bit more personally than I had originally intended. As a father, I could see myself in a situation mentioned in the reading. The closest reading purpose I can say I utilized would be #3, for practical application. I wanted to see how fast I could read at this point. I ended up finishing the passage in one minute and ten seconds. I was intrigued to finally know the formula for calculating one’s reading speed. Some Vocabulary: Convocation: A formal assembly at a college or university, especially for a graduation ceremony. Pecuniary: Relating to money. Appellate: Of or pertaining to appeals. Exogenous: Originating from outside; derived externally....
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- Spring '08
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