Monthly Archives: February 2013

Reading Process Worksheet

You can print the worksheet (with room to write) here Reading Process Worksheet. Reading Process Worksheet Before Reading   Step 1: Get to Know the Text   What does the title mean to me?     Who is the author? Do … Continue reading

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Reading Strategies: What to Do If….

Reading Strategies What to Do If… You don’t know a word. Use context clues! Look at the words surrounding the unfamiliar word; they may provide clues to the meaning of the word. Examples may suggest the meaning of an unknown … Continue reading

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Common Myths about Reading

Common Myths about Reading MYTH (not true) REALITY (true) You should be able to read something only once to understand it. There is no guarantee anyone will understand what they read the first time around. All good readers have to … Continue reading

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Word Choice in Writing

An important way to improve your writing is to consider your choice of words. Good writers are careful to use precise language and avoid wordiness, cliches, and slang. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to tighten up your writing by … Continue reading

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Word Choice Assessment

A short quiz to assess knowledge of word choice in writing. Click the following link to download the quiz. Word Choice Test

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Parts of Speech Review

Are you confused about nouns, verbs, adjectives, and all those parts of speech? To write effectively, you need to understand how all of these words work to create a sentence. In this workshop we will help you untangle that sentence … Continue reading

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Tips for Student Success in College

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