logging in or signing up Purpose for Reading MrsKBonner Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Copy Does not support media & animations WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 1786 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: February 17, 2011 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 1 Presentation Description Determining your purpose for reading is a primary reading strategy that allows the reader to tailor how he or she will approach any given reading task. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Purpose : Purpose for reading What do you read? : What do you read? Slide 3: Novels Biographies Poetry Song lyrics CD liner notes Newspapers Magazines Brochures Maps Recipes Instructions Letters Blogs Emails Product comparisons Facebook Plans Lists Receipts Other? Why? : Why? Any reading is usually done for a specific purpose. Think of three things you’ve read recently. Why did you read them? To learn : To learn more about a subject of interest? To follow up : To follow up with a favorite character? To find out : To find out about a current event? To get information : To get information you’ll need to plan a trip? To keep up : To keep up with a pen-pal? To critique : To critique the writing of another author? To just have fun? : To just have fun? Reading is a purposeful act. : Reading is a purposeful act. Knowing your purpose for reading helps you to choose how to approach reading the text. If you’d like to know… : If you’d like to know… …whether that new restaurant is affordable, you’ll probably first look at the prices, then see if you recognize the names of the dishes on the menu. If you’re settling down… : If you’re settling down… …with the next book in your favorite series, you’ll likely find out where the story picks up again, and predict what the character will do next. If you’re curious… : If you’re curious… …about the artist who created a song you like, you’ll probably skim through their bio to look for musical influences and background. If you’re trying to decide… : If you’re trying to decide… …which new video game to buy, you may skip directly to customer reviews and compare product specifications. We use different strategies : We use different strategies depending on our purpose for reading. But what if… : But what if… But what if… : But what if… …we’re reading something someone else told us to read? Let’s thinkabout that… : Let’s thinkabout that… What are you expected to do with this information after you’ve read it? Will you need to… : Will you need to… Understand it? Retell it? Answer questions about it? Use it to solve a problem? Develop an opinion about it? Slide 22: You can think about what you already know and connect similar experiences you’ve had to those you’re reading about… So, it’s like when I learned to play football… ……… Slide 23: You can think about what you already know and connect similar experiences you’ve had to those you’re reading about… …and you can ask yourself questions. …I wonder if he’ll be excited or scared about his first game? ……… Slide 24: Share your understandings with another person. Slide 25: You can scan and skip to the relevant information. Slide 26: You can skim to get the overall gist. Slide 27: You can re-read to confirm understanding. Identify your purpose… : Identify your purpose… Kimberly C. Bonner | February 2011 Identify your purpose… : Identify your purpose… …and vary your strategies. Kimberly C. Bonner | February 2011 Identify your purpose… : Identify your purpose… …and vary your strategies. Kimberly C. Bonner | February 2011 Slide 31: Kimberly C. Bonner | February 2011 Vocabulary purpose text strategy skim scan predict question connect Why are the following words important to this lesson? You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.