Reading Strategies Worksheet
Identify two reading goals, one short-term and one long-term. *
Long-term reading goal: To be able to read literature and remember it.
Short-term reading goal: Enjoy reading.
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 don’t really read, but in order to be successful in this course I know that I must assert myself by reading the ebooks on the syllabus and by approaching the weekly readings with a lot of energy so that when I read the material it stays fresh in my mind. I also like to take notes as I read highlighting the main points in each paragraph. I approach my readings as if it were my job and take the information provided very seriously. I look at is as the tools to my trade and to not fully comprehend the text means that I can’t fully accomplish my goal of getting a degree.
How might you incorporate three of the suggestions covered this week into your study time?
I could incorporate some of the suggestions given to me by previewing my text. This could help tremendously because it helps you to get a view of what it is you are about to read and helps with recognizing things you already know. Another strategy is marking my textbook. This can help by letting me reference my notes rather than read through the entire material over again. One final strategy I could incorporate is…