Reading Comprehension Strategies for Reading Notes

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Reading Comprehension Strategies Use the following reading comprehension strategies when you have to take reading notes for L.A. Questioning . . . when you don’t know a word and want to look it up later. when you are confused about something that happened. when you need some background information in order to understand the text and want to ask about it or look it up later. when what you read makes you wonder something about a character, an idea or an event. Activating prior knowledge . . . when what you read makes you think about what you already know. Explain something that you know about a certain topic, time period, etc.
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Unformatted text preview: Predicting . . . when you want to guess what will happen next (a suspenseful part). when the author foreshadows what will happen later and you notice it. Making connections . . . Textto-text: it reminds you of something you read before. Text-to-world: it reminds you of a current or historical event. Text-to-self: it reminds you of something in your own life. Analyzing literary elements . . . No questions? Understand it all? Do this one. Note the authors use of: similes, metaphors, personification, etc. . What is the Point of View (1 st , 3 rd , etc.)? How is a certain character or the setting described?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2011 for the course LIT 113 taught by Professor Howard during the Fall '09 term at Grand Valley State University.

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