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Strategies for Better Reading

Strategies for Better Reading

Teenagers: Reading 1: Reading in class Students who are faced with a text in class and asked to read it and answer questions often find the task difficult. Once they have had some disappointing attempts at this kind of reading they lose motivation and it becomes even harder for a teacher to get them involved in the task and eventually successful. We want the classroom task to help students develop the reading skill as well as other skills like speaking, writing and language areas like vocabulary and grammar and to motivate and challenge them. We rarely read anything without having some ideas about what we will discover in the text, even if we are wrong. It’s not a good idea to just hand out a text and ask students to read it and then set some questions. Before reading Don’t let the students see the text yet. Tell the class that today they are going to read a text about, for example, crime in America. Other ideas to help you encourage your students to read in class Teenagers: Reading 2: The reading task

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25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area 25 Reading Strategies That Work In Every Content Area Reading is reading. By understanding that letters make sounds, we can blend those sounds together to make whole sounds that symbolize meaning we can all exchange with one another. Without getting too Platonic about it all, reading doesn’t change simply because you’re reading a text from another content area. Science content can often by full of jargon, research citations, and odd text features. Social Studies content can be an interesting mix of itemized information, and traditional paragraphs/imagery. Literature? This all makes reading strategies somewhat content area specific. But if you’d like to start with a basic set of strategies, you could do worse than the elegant graphic above from wiki-teacher.com. For related reading, see 50 of the best reading comprehension apps, different ways your school can promote literacy, or how reading in the 21st century is different. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. To the above list, we’d add:

Monthly topical news lessons Monthly news lessons are sourced from The Guardian, onestopenglish's principal news partner, and include topical news items with worksheets for you to use in class. The lessons in this section are available at pre-intermediate/intermediate, upper intermediate and advanced levels. All the articles are from the Guardian, onestopenglish's principal news partner. As well as using the language exercises which accompany each article, you can exploit these news texts in a number of ways: as extra reading, especially for advanced students;by asking students to compare the political slant of different news organizations;as a way to start projects on the issues covered, etc. Please note: All news lessons are available on the site for a full year from the date of publication. Monthly news lesson: Why do we gender AI? Monthly news lessons are sourced from The Guardian, onestopenglish's principal news partner, and include topical news items with worksheets for you to use in class.

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