Steps to Reading Non Fiction

 

A.

Set a purpose.

Find the answers to questions

Get the gist

Teacher assigned task

 

B.

Preview

Title

Author

Date published

Determine type of text being read

Read questions to be answered

Headings

Bold-faced type

Photographs

Diagrams/Charts

* Summary

C.

Read

Read through to get gist

 

Reread

Read this time with writing utensil

 

D.

Think

Do I understand what I just read?

Connect

How does this connect to other things I know?

Reflect

What do I think about this material?

 

E.

Complete task

Answer questions or work on task teacher assigned