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Comprehension Skills (c) 1E4 by Mind Map: Comprehension Skills (c) 1E4
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Comprehension Skills (c) 1E4

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It means to figure out what words/phrases actually mean; their meanings are not stated clearly or even at all by the author

Adds more meaning to the story


It means making a judgment about what your read, and explaining why based on your criteria

How to go about doing evaluation

This helps to deepen your understanding of the passage

Prior Knowledge

Activating your prior knowledge is using what you already know to understand something new

Similar to putting on your thinking cap and pulling out thoughts from that cap that can help you understand what you are reading

Making Connections

Making connections is like building bridges


Looking and making connections will help you understand and enjoy what you read


Ends up acquiring new understanding/perspective

Put the "pieces" together to see them in a different way

Learning from what you read and adding new ideas to what you already know


Summarizing means finding the important things in the text and and rewriting/explaining it in a concise form, in your own words

Short, easy to understand, and concise

A good summary is a summary that helps you remember what you have read in the text


Create a visual movie or pictures in your mind while you are reading

It helps you to visualise, understand and remember what you read; Have a better view on what is being read


Ask questions to understand what your reading better

Helps you find information and focuses your attention on what's important in the text

Allows you to find information and acquire more knowledge from the text