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ESL 078 SP14 Week 4. Reading Strategies Scanning, Parts of Speech, Suffixes. Homework. Pp. 46, 47 – SWSBTS, summary and vocabulary Pp. 67 – 69 – Vocabulary: Word forms Pp. 126 - 127 – Reading Strategy: scanning. p. 112. Root (stem). suffix. When to Scan.
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ESL 078 SP14 Week 4 Reading Strategies Scanning, Parts of Speech, Suffixes
Homework • Pp. 46, 47 – SWSBTS, summary and vocabulary • Pp. 67 – 69 – Vocabulary: Word forms • Pp. 126 - 127 – Reading Strategy: scanning
Root (stem) • suffix
When to Scan • When you have a specific question or piece of information you’re looking for, • When you’re scanning, you usually are looking for a specific piece of information or have a question you need answered by a piece of text. • How? To scan information, look for text features that are important nouns and adjectives (content words)
When to Skim • To get the gist (general idea) of written material, reading quickly (accelerated reading). • Do when we don’t have a lot of time for a deeper reading but they still need to know what is being said in a particular piece of writing. • How? Read first sentence and last sentence of each paragraph, or read the first paragraph and the last paragraph of a longer text.