Reading – Level IV

Objective Skill Resource
Identify the main idea and purpose of a reading passage Reading Active Reading (clarityEnglish.com/shared/UOD) – Intermediate level – see desk for password
Footprint Readers (myelt.heinle.com) see SALC desk for password – Levels 5/6 any titles
Distinguish between main ideas and supporting details Reading Active Reading (clarityEnglish.com/shared/UOD) – Upper Intermediate level – How to Lose Weight unit- see desk for password
http://faculty.riohondo.edu/dkaller/readingtips/majordet.htm
http://academic.cuesta.edu/acasupp/as/308.HTM
Identify and describe the structure of an informational text Reading http://www.nsbsd.org/cms/lib01/AK01001879/Centricity/Domain/781/Text%20Structure%20Poster.png
https://www.learner.org/jnorth/tm/ReadStrat7.html
Identify inferences Reading Active Reading (clarityEnglish.com/shared/UOD) – Intermediate Level – Different Cultures unit – see desk for password
http://www.ereadingworksheets.com/reading-worksheets/online-inference-practice-1.htm
http://www.quia.com/pop/43335.html?AP_rand=188778523
Distinguish fact from opinion Reading Active Reading (clarityEnglish.com/shared/UOD) – Pre-Intermediate Level – Choosing a Holiday unit (See desk for password)
http://users.dhp.com/~laflemm/RfT/Tut2.htm
http://aeo.sllf.qmul.ac.uk/Files/CriticalThinking/fact%20or%20opinion.pdf
Determine the meaning of new vocabulary words from context Reading http://www.townsendpress.com/uploaded_files/tinymce/reading%20series/I5e_Chap1_Vocab_SE.pdf
http://www.ereadingworksheets.com/free-reading-worksheets/reading-comprehension-worksheets/context-clues-worksheets/
Learn new vocabulary by “families” or groups of related words Reading http://www.englishhints.com/word-families.html
Determine meaning through roots, prefixes, and suffixes Reading http://www.readingfirst.virginia.edu/elibrary_pdfs/Building_Vocabulary.pdf
Use a monolingual dictionary effectively Reading http://esl.fis.edu/learners/advice/dic.htm