Reading Strategies Worksheet
Identify two reading goals, one short-term and one long-term.
• Long-term reading goal: Read a 350 page book in 3 weeks • Short-term reading goal: Read 10 pages a night on weekdays & 25 pages a day on weekends totaling 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 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. I have done this many years in the past with previous jobs and now. 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?
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 this class. Another strategy that I can incorporate is previewing my text. This would be done at the beginning of my readings of every chapter. One last strategy that I would incorporate is reading in time blocks. This would be done by taking fifteen to twenty minutes per chapter during study times. All three of these suggestions together will help my study habits and just overall help my reading abilities.
• How might this plan help you accomplish your reading goals?
Printing out certain sections of my EBooks allows me to highlight important text and make notes in the margins allowing me to review main points easier. Previewing my text will help me...