Tuesday, September 1, 2009

CHAPTER 1 – Think Before You Read

Significant points from Chapter 1 include:

1. Preview
  • Title, subtitle, section headings, introductions
  • words in bold print or italics
  • pictures, graphics

2. Activate your background knowledge
  • Information you already know
  • Background knowledge

3. Predict
  • Guess what you are going to read

4. Set a purpose
  • Gives reason for you to read
  • Ask yourself questions that you would like to have answered (Wh-Question tags)
  • KWL Chart

  • Overall, reading skills presented in this chapter are meant to strengthen understanding and content memorization of the reading materials.
  • I and the Village by Marc Chagall

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