ENG 101 Lecture 1: Notes on how to read

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Steps&of&Reading:
Before
Be&somewhere&where&you&can&actually&focus&on&what&you&are&
reading
Milner&4th&floor&(quiet&floor);&Top&floor&of&Watterson
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Put&away&phone
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Make&sure&you&are&comfortable
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Have&pens,&notebook,& computer,&etc.&ready
Prereading&Strategies
Think&of&what&the&instructor&wants&you&to&get&from&the&text
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Activate&prior&knowledge
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Determine&genre&of&the&text&(if&you&can)
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Understand&the&author's&purpose& for&writing
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Understand&who&the&author& is
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Determine&purpose&for&reading
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How&should& I&read?
Receptive&-for&comprehension&(When&you&look&deeply&and&
pay&attention& to& an&article&to&get&a&better&understanding& of&a&
topic)
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Critical&-for&evaluation&(When&we&read&each&other's&blogs&to&
grade&them)
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Skimming&-general&drift&(Looking&through&a&blog&to&find&
examples&of&the&way&things&are&set&up)
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Scanning&-quickly&for&specific&info&(When&grading/doing&
uptake& chart&we&search&for&specific&things)
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Search&-scanning&with&attention&to& the&meaning&of&specific&
items&(When&we&scan&articles&to&figure&out&what&they&are&
about)
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Take&a&few&minutes&to&check&out&entire&text
Chapter&titles
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Read&summary&or&conclusion
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Look&at&graphics
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Read&any&captions
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Find&italicized/bolded& words&or&phrases
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During
Chunk&reading&so&you&can&evaluate&you&understanding&more&readily.
Can&help&understand& internal&structure&
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Read&text&to&answer&questions& you've&given&yourself
Review&what&you've&learned&after&each&section
As&you&read,&take&notes&in&your&own&words&to&help&with&
comprehension
Take&not&of&important&ideas/vocabulary
Connect&to&class&discussion,&notes,&and&prior&readings
Reread&even&if&you&think&you&got&all&the&info,&you&may&have&missed&
something&or&don't&completely&understand&it.&May&change&how& you&
think& of&the&text&as&a&whole
Bloom's&Taxonomy
Evaluation
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Synthesis
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Analysis
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Application
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Comprehension&
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Knowledge&(Base)
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Critical&Thinking&and&Evaluation
Mental&process&of&actively&and&skillfully&conceptualizing,&
applying,&analyzing,&synthesizing,&and&evaluating&info&to&reach&
an&answer&or&conclusion
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Skill&that&won't&come&naturally,&it&is&learned&and&practiced
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Focus&on&the&process&of&getting&an&answer,&not&just&the&final&
answer
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Active&reading
Take&notes
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Look&up&new&vocab
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Highlight
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Use&graphic&organizers
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Draw
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Group&discussion
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Quiz&yourself
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Losing&focus
Take&breaks
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Make&connections& (think&of&what&you&already&know)
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Break&sections&into&small&chunks
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Search&anything& that&is&unclear
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After
Recreate&info&visually
Write&summaries
Recite&info&out&loud/in&head
Answer&chapter&questions
Reflect&on&what&you've&learned
If&you&don't&understand
Join/start&discussion&group
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Meet&with&professor&and&discuss&your&notes
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Get&connected&with&an&academic&coach&at&the&Visor&Center
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SQ3R
Survey
Question
Read,&Recite,&Review
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KWL&http://www.teach-
nology.com/worksheets/graphic/graporg11.gif
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Content&Area&Reading&Strategies:&The&Genre&Research&
Edition
Tuesday,& September& 13,&2016
12:53&PM
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