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    1 Chapter 7 Strengthening Your Reading Skills Take Profile on p. 184 How do you read text books? Brainstorm on board
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    3 Chapter Objectives Explain how to use levels of reading, reading goals, and essential reading strategies when you read college textbooks. Explain how to survey different kinds of reading materials and why surveying is important. Explain how to identify and use paragraph elements (topics, main ideas, and key details) to strengthen reading skills. Explain the importance of learning definitions of terminology and strategies to use to identify definitions in paragraphs.
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    4 Levels of Reading…Not all reading is the same  Shopping  for groceries vs. a car require a different approach Recreational Use for newspapers, magazines, stories, poetry, fiction. Read for entertainment, pleasure, or stay updated. Overview Use for new or difficult material. Survey or skim to get a big picture before more in-depth or thorough reading. Read uninterrupted to gain familiarity with a topic. Thorough Use for textbooks and course-related materials. Read slowly, systematically to process information. Read to understand paragraphs and patterns. Use elaborative rehearsal to practice. Comparative -Use for comparing two or more sources of information. Compare, contrast, organize, and analyze sources.
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  5 Reading Flexibility Discussion Points: Thorough reading requires flexibility to adjust to levels of difficulty, content, and readability. See Figure 7.2…Discuss Avoid overloading WM and shifting into automatic pilot by selecting an appropriate amount of Use meaningful chunks of information to allow sufficient time to associate and integrate ideas.
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course COSU 0300 taught by Professor Michellebrown during the Spring '11 term at Collins.

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