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Tens Steps To College Reading Sucess

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Tens Steps To College Reading Sucess Rea 0017

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This is for Chapters 3-4 for Ms. Marchs Class
Developmental Reading
Professor March
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Amanda Notetaker on Sunday September 25, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to Rea 0017 at St Petersburg College taught by Professor March in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 3 views. For similar materials see Developmental Reading in Reading at St Petersburg College.

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Date Created: 09/25/16
Amanda Graley Ms. March  Rea0007 27 August 2016 Chapter Notes­ Chapter 3­ Supporting Details A closely related reading skill is locating supporting details­ the added information that is needed for you  make sense of a main idea. (pg 103)  This chapter describes supporting details and presents three techniques that will help you take study  notes on main ideas and their supporting details: Outline, Mapping, and Summarizing. (pg 103) Supporting details­ are reasons, examples, facts, steps, or other kinds of evidence that explain a main  idea. (pg 103) Outlining (pg 105) Preparing an outline of a passage often helps you understand and see clearly the relationship between a  main idea and its supporting details. (pg 105) Outlines start with a main idea, followed by by supporting details. (pg 105) Major details explain and develop the main idea. (pg 105) Minor details help fill out and make clear the major details. (pg 105) Summarizing (pg 113) Summary­ is the reduction of a large amount of information to its most important points. (pg 113) This length and kind of summary will depend upon one’s purpose as well as the material as in question.  (pg 113) A summary will consist of a main idea its major deatils.(pg 113) Amanda Graley Ms. March Rea0007 27 August 2016 Chapter Notes­ Chapter 4­ Implied Main Idea Implied­ only suggested by the supporting details and not clearly stated in one sentence. (pg 145) The reader must figure out the implied main idea by considering the supporting details. (pg 145) Implied Main Ideas in Paragraphs (pg 146) Sometimes a selection lacks a sentence that directly states the main idea. (pg 146) The author has simply decided to let the details of the selection suggest the main idea. (pg 146) Putting Implied Main Ideas into your own words (pg 152) Infer­ figure out on your own­ author's unstated main idea. (pg 152) Implied Central Ideas in Longer Passages (Pg 155) More often than not, authors of essays, articles and textbook selections will state their central points or  ideas in much the same way as they state their main ideas in a single paragraph. (pg 155) However, the central point will be implied rather than stated directly. (pg 155) You can find a central point in the same way you find a main idea­ by looking for a topic and considering  the supporting material. (pg 155) The central idea that you come up with should cover all or most of the details in the passage. (pg 155)


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