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Unformatted text preview: and 31 seconds to read and it contained 580 words. Using the calculation on page 140 of the text in Chapter Four, I figured out that I had read 165 words per minute. My approach to reading this article was to take my time and absorb the information. Sometimes when people are being timed they tend to read fast like it is a race to finish with the fastest time, but I wanted to make sure that I maintained my normal reading speed. I read this article during my lunch break at work. I have an hour long lunch break and everyone else in the office goes out to lunch so I was alone. I minimized distractions by shutting my office door so if there was anyone in the building they would not just walk in my office. I also READING AND COMPREHENSION 3 turn my phone to voicemail and put my cell phone away while working on schoolwork during my lunch breaks....
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- Spring '08
- Speed reading, lunch break, Knockout Business Presentation, Shannon Greenwood