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<ul><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 1/24</p><p>Improve Your Reading</p><p>ComprehensionStudent Success Workshop</p><p>Sauk Valley Community College</p></li><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 2/24</p><p>What type of reader are you?O Are you a passive reader who likes to use a</p><p>highlighter?</p></li><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 3/24</p><p>O Result: Reading passively delays learningbecause you may have the tendency to</p><p>become lazy and highlight most of yourreading. Ask yourself this question, did I</p><p>retain most of the material I highlighted?</p></li><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 4/24</p><p>What type of reader are you?O Are You Reading The Material For Hours At A</p><p>Time Just To Get It Done?</p></li><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 5/24</p><p>O Result: You may become a lazy reader andyou do not really focus your attention on the</p><p>critical points. In other words, you may havethe tendency to zone out.</p></li><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 6/24</p><p>Issues with Reading</p><p>ComprehensionO Take a moment to reflect on your experience</p><p>with reading and your college coursework.</p><p>O What do you struggle with when it comes to</p><p>reading?</p></li><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 7/24</p><p>Become an Active Reader</p><p>O The main goal of your reading assignments</p><p>is to connect ideas on the page to what you</p><p>already know. Once you have formed aconnection to the information, you will</p><p>remember the information.</p><p>So how can you become an active reader?</p></li><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 8/24</p><p>Unlock the Meaning of TextO Reread, verbalize, and visualize reread the</p><p>information slowly to grasp the meaning, read theinformation out loud to help in understanding difficultinformation, and take the time to create visual</p><p>images.O Use clues in words and sentences to learn meanings</p><p>of unfamiliar words do not skip over words you donot know.</p><p>O Substitute familiar words for unfamiliar words. Abovethe unfamiliar word, write the more common or</p><p>familiar word.O Identify main ideas look for the topic, main idea,</p><p>and the summary sentence in the paragraph.</p></li><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 9/24</p><p>Read EfficientlyWhen you purchase your textbook prior to</p><p>the beginning of your class:</p><p>O Read the table of contents, preface,introduction, or forward, to see how the</p><p>information is organized and what</p><p>information will be covered.</p><p>O Examine the layout of the chapter or</p><p>selection, and locate preview and reviewsections, key terms, and study questions.</p></li><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 10/24</p><p>Read EfficientlyO As you read:</p><p>O Make connections. Relate the information you arereading to the concepts you have already learned.</p><p>O Summarize each paragraph in a word or phraseand write it in the margin or in your notebook.When finished, list your words and turn this intoan outline of the reading.</p><p>O Write facts or key terms in your notebook.</p><p>O Underline or highlight important informationO Make a list of specific questions that you need</p><p>answered as you read.</p></li><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 11/24</p><p>Read EfficientlyO After you have finished your reading:</p><p>O Write a short summary of what you have read</p><p>in your own words.O If you are having trouble recalling the</p><p>information, look back at the notes you took</p><p>while you read.</p><p>O If you are still having trouble, you may need to</p><p>read the assignment again.</p></li><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 12/24</p><p>Reading TechniquesMethod #1</p><p>SQ3R Survey, Question,Read, Recite, Review</p></li><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 13/24</p><p>Reading TechniquesSurvey the chapter</p><p>Before reading the chapter:</p><p>O Read the title, introduction and/or summary to help</p><p>you focus on the main points of the chapterO Look over the chapter to notice major section</p><p>headings and details that will reveal the authorsmethod of organization</p><p>O Note key words, questions, or statements which arein bold or italic</p><p>O Look for any problems or questions for discussion atthe end of the chapter. This will help you todetermine the important concepts that you shouldlearn from the reading</p></li><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 14/24</p><p>Reading TechniquesQuestion</p><p>Questioning helps your mind engage andconcentrate on what you are reading.</p><p>O For each section in a chapter, ask 4 basicquestions:</p><p>O What is the main point?</p><p>O What evidence supports the main idea?</p><p>O What are the examples?</p><p>O How is this related to the rest of the chapter, thebook, or to me?</p></li><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 15/24</p><p>Reading TechniquesRead the section</p><p>O Read the section slowly and actively. Search forthe answers to your 4 basic questions</p><p>O Take notes</p><p>O Do not skip unfamiliar words, look up theirmeanings</p><p>O Try to determine the main point of the sectionand summarize in your notes</p><p>O If the subject was particularly complex, readthrough the section again.</p></li><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 16/24</p><p>Reading TechniquesRecite the Main Points</p><p>O At the end of each section that you read, tryto state, aloud or silently, the importantpoints covered</p><p>O Recite to remember if you have troublereciting what you have read you may need toreread the information</p><p>O If a key idea comes to mind, then you can beconfident that you understand what youhave read.</p></li><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 17/24</p><p>Reading TechniquesReview</p><p>O Immediately after you finish reading, go backover your information</p><p>O Skim back over the chapter as well as any notesyou have taken</p><p>O Reread any highlighted or underlined sections</p><p>O Go back over any questions from all the sectionsand see if you can still answer them</p><p>O When you are finished with the chapter, create asummary of the entire chapter</p></li><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 18/24</p><p>Reading Techniques</p><p>O Method #2</p><p>Design Your Own</p><p>Question Notes</p></li><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 19/24</p><p>Reading TechniquesWith this technique, you want to think like your instructor -</p><p>O Before reading your textbook, fold a piece of notebookpaper in half. That way you can have questions in onecolumn and answers in the other column.</p><p>O From the chapter headings, make study questions that youthink could be on the test.</p><p>O Look for words in bold print, usually definitions. Make sureyou know the definition AND you can give an example forthe word. This will aid you in learning the material insteadof just memorizing it.</p><p>O Remember: You are playing the role of the instructor,</p><p>create questions that you think may be on your next exam.</p></li><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 20/24</p><p>Reading TechniquesO Remember: Writing questions and notes</p><p>may be time consuming at first, but keep</p><p>in mind that you are not rewriting thechapter. You are picking out the important</p><p>points and, as a result, you now have your</p><p>review sheets prepared for the exam!</p><p>O THE END RESULT A more active</p><p>learner and better retention of the material</p><p>since you are writing out the information!</p></li><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 21/24</p><p>Tips on Underlining in a</p><p>TextbookO Read an entire section first.</p><p>O Make major points stand out clearly.</p><p>O When reading, do not highlight everything.</p><p>O Key terms and definitions are important tohighlight.</p><p>O Watch for transitional words such as "First","Next" and "Finally". These are signal words thatthe author is moving to another key point.</p><p>O Consider color coding for different types ofinformation.</p></li><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 22/24</p><p>In ConclusionO Read earlier in the day for better</p><p>concentration</p><p>O Try to read for 35 to 40 minutes at a timeand then take a short break.</p><p>O Know the structure of paragraphs by looking</p><p>for the topic, main idea, summary sentence</p><p>O Create motivation and interest by discussingyour ideas with others and ask questions</p></li><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 23/24</p><p>In ConclusionO Pay attention to pictures or graphs and always</p><p>read the first and last sentence for a main ideaand a conclusion</p><p>O</p><p>Highlight important points or ideas so you canreview those points later</p><p>O Build a good vocabulary by using a dictionary tolook up words you do not know</p><p>O Use a systematic reading technique such asSQR3 or writingQuestion Notes</p><p>O Make sure you are paying attention andunderstanding what you are reading, if notreread the information.</p></li><li><p>7/28/2019 Improve Your Reading Comprehension - Presentation</p><p> 24/24</p><p>ResourcesO http://educatoral.com/SQR3.html</p><p>O http://www.providence.edu/OAS/Shop/Reading.htm</p><p>O http://www.ulc.psu.edu/studyskills/reading_comprehension.html#sq3r</p><p>O http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/aSGuest1527-97501-question-notes-study-skills-notetaking-web-based-strategy-education-ppt-powerpoint/</p><p>O College Reading Success Dr. Pamela PettyAssociate Professor of Literacy, College ofEducation and Behavioral Sciences, SpecialInstructional 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