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Active Reading Strategies!. Great Question – It’s about a Lexile! Lexile ratings are important to REAL life activities! You want to get your driver’s license? Get a job? Understand how to work your iPad ? Check these out!. Why do I need to know how to read actively?. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Active Reading Strategies!

Active Reading Strategies!

Why do I need to know how to read actively?Great Question Its about a Lexile!

Lexile ratings are important to REAL life activities!

You want to get your drivers license? Get a job?Understand how to work your iPad?

Check these out!

So, why do I care about my Lexile?750 Toy Assembly Instructions830 PlayStation Install Instructions1020 Drivers License Manual1040 11th Grade American Lit. Text1100 11th Grade Chemistry Text1130 iPod Installation Manual1160 Car Warranty Application1220 Scholastic Homepage1270 Application for Student Aid1380 The New York Times1410 State Job Application1460 College Text1500+ - College ApplicationLexile Range9th1000-120010th1025-125011th1050-130012th1050-1300Okay, I get itbut how?The key to increasing your ability is to READACTIVElyA is forAsk Questions!

Ask three questions that you are EITHER unsure or curious about. They should be thick questions, which means theyProvoke discussionCannot be answered with a yes or no (thin)C is forMaking Connections!

As you read this text, think about what it reminds you of. T-S: Discuss how the text relates to something youve experienced in your life.

T-T: Discuss how the text relates to something youve seen in a movie or read before.

T-W: Discuss how the text relates to a world issue or event.

T-H: Discuss how the text relates to a historical event.

T-P: Discuss how the text reminds you of someone you know.T is for Tracking Down Meaning

Find a paragraph or section you dont understand.After the first time, write a response (what you got from it.)After the second time, write any new information youve gathered from it.After the third time, your understanding should be clearer than at first. Write a final response.

If its a word that stumps you, write it down then look it up!I is for Making InferencesFind one passage that foreshadows something in the text.

Write the page/paragraph number down.Write what you predict.Write why you predict that, using evidence from the passage you just listed.

V is for Visualze

Find a place in the text that uses powerful imagery, language that appeals to the five senses.

Copy a quote from that section.

Illustrate the quote.

E is for Eureka!!Putting it all together.

This should be the last note you add, at the end of each chapter, section, text.

Think about what the text was about (main points only).

Write a sentence of exactly 15 words to recap the main idea.

Now you are ready to be anACTIVEReader!