Reading Strategies Worksheet
Identify two reading goals, one short-term and one long-term.
Long-term reading goal: Become a more efficient reader, learn and use the different strategies described in the reading from this week. • Short-term reading goal: Successfully complete the reading required for my current course.
Write a 100- to 150-word response to each of the following questions:
• How do you currently approach the weekly readings in the course?
Currently I take the very fast and painful way to approach the readings. I usually wait till a couple of days before the class when I have time to complete the readings and then I cram all day and night. If I need to read something that pertains to the questions that I am being asked to answer I will browse through the book or chapter and find out if it matches what I am looking for. If it matches I will read that area of the book to get the best info and resources that way it is easier to answer my question and I did not have to waste time reading the whole book.
• How might you incorporate three of the suggestions covered this week into your study time?
First I think that I am going to use the skimming technique first it can help me look at things that I am going to need to read and make a preview in my head. Making a preview will help me by letting me know the subject in a shorter time. Second I will use the note taking technique. It will help me by letting me highlight and make notes and then when it comes time for questions that I must answer I can refer back to my notes that I was able to take that way I will not have to read the whole chapter again. Third I would use the digital learning