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Comprehension Skills by Mind Map: Comprehension Skills
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Comprehension Skills


1. Skim through the passage once, taking note of the storyline and main points.

2. Look through the questions, 3. Read through the passage

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5Ws, 1H

Who, what where, when, why, how

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Comparing and making judgements on your answers, stating the relevant keypoints

Explain why.

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Based on your given passage, infer from it to get clues and ideas of what was not stated in the passage.

By inferring, you can grasp and find out deeper meanings that are hidden within the story.

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Prior knowledge

Using your general knowledge to understand the passage

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A creative process that involves combining the keys of comprehension into a focused idea that has personal meaning for you, the reader.

Determine main ideas and requires the reader to make acute judgement.

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Selecting the main points/key ideas of the story

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Visualise the story in your mind.

picturing how the various characters interact and their feelings and expressions, Picturing yourself in the character's shoes can help you understand the story better.

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