Reading Strategies Worksheet
Identify two reading goals, one short-term and one long-term.
• Long-term reading goal: To understand more of the things I read for school in less time, instead of reading things three or four times. • Short-term reading goal: Read 5 pages a night on weekdays & 25 pages a day on weekends totaling at least 100 pages a week. Write a 100- to 150-word response to each of the following questions:
• How do you currently approach the weekly readings in the course?
I approach the weekly readings with lots of energy and enthusiasm so that when I read the material, I can keep it in my mind a little longer. I could incorporate some of the suggestions given to me by previewing my text. I do take notes in class along with text book reading, and perhaps highlighting certain points in the material that I find most resourceful to what I may be reading or writing about. . This could help tremendously because it helps me to get a view of what it is that I’m about to read and helps with recognizing things I already know. Also, while completing all this, I like to ensure that I have no distractions when I read, I feel that helps me focus a little more and I tend not to get distracted.
• How might you incorporate three of the suggestions covered this week into your study time?
Three suggestions covered this week I will include in my study plan is previewing, developing my vocabulary, and monitor my reading. I could incorporate some of these suggestions by printing certain sections and marking of my EBooks which can be placed in an empty binder and organized and placed in sections that will be covered in class. Another strategy that I can incorporate is previewing my text. This would be done at the beginning of my readings of every chapter. Preview; I would print everything out and look over everything to make sure I understand everything in the reading, also to see if I know anything that I...