Chapter 7 - Operation Haze
Chapter 7 - Operation Haze G107
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Chapter 7 Qperation Haze 5 Thinking Strategies of Good Readers Predict Make educated guesses Picture form images Relate draw comparisons Monitor check understanding Correct gaps in understanding U39lIgtLJMJII I Paraphrasing Does not match the source word for word Involves putting a passage from a source into your own words 0 Changes the words or phrasing of a passage but retains and fully communicates the original meaning 0 Must be attributed to the original source Summarising Does not match the source word for word Involves putting the main ideas into your own words but including only the main points Presents a broad overview so is usually much shorter than the original text 0 Must be attributed to the original source Quotations Match the source word for word Are usually a brief segment of the text Appear between quotation marks 0 Must be attributed to the original source Types of Comprehension Questions 1 Direct Questions answers can be found directly from the passage 0 For examples 0 What was the main reason 0 Give two examples 0 Provide a wordphrase which shows 2 lnferential Questions Requires you to read inbetween the lines 0 Answers are usually not found directly from the passage 0 Need to infer meanings through words or phrases and even from your own general knowledge 0 For examples Explain clearlyexplain the contrast What do you think Suggest how What does the author suggest What impression 3 Rephrasing Questions Rewrite in your own words but keep the meaning Need to read the phrase or sentence in its context so that your explanation is appropriate to the situation o For examples 0 Explain the termphrasesentence Explain in your own words 4 Vocabulary Questions 0 Explain a word or meaning of a phrase For examples 0 What does the word 39secure39 mean What does 39preserve the market39 suggest What pictures do these words suggest Summary Skills Break down amp Digest Read Rereading One sentence at a time Write a thesis statement hypothesis Ready to write Check for accuracy Revise mNOWU39lbUJNH Good Summaries Concise Complete Objective Accurate Coherent U39lIgtLJMJII I How to Write Broadcast News Copy Keep it Short Keep it Simple Keep it Conversational Use one main idea per sentence Use the active voice Use a leadin sentence Put attribution at the start of the sentence Leave out unnecessary details mNOWU39lbUJNH Practice Questions 1 The meanings of many words in English depend on the context in which they are used Each word in this exercise is used in two different sentences each with a different meaning m not more than seven words explain the meaning of the words in bold Word Sentence Meanin g a Draw The game ended in a draw quotDo not make that statement if you do not want to draw criticism from members of the publicquot the politician was advised a Divid The teacher proposed to divide e the class into two groups Is there nothing we can do to bridge the great divide between the rich and the poor a Cuttin The competition among the g retailers is so great that some of them are cutting their prices by half He made a cutting remark that left her in tears a Broad The robbers struck in broad daytht Despite being given broad hints by almost everybody in the of ce he still had no inkling as to what was about to happen to him a Drift We watched the boat drift towards a nearby island Nobody could understand his drift as he spoke of the directions he wanted the company to take in the let century a Dress The patient was asked to return the next day so that the nurse could dress his wound Please excuse me while I go back to the kitchen to dress the chicken for dinner a Grate l have many sleepless nights because both my brothers grate their teeth at night Can you please stop it Your nagging is beginning to grate on my nerves a Grave The principal entered the hall with a grave look on his face quotWe are here to discuss a grave matterquot he announced 1 You can summarise a passage by using simpler vocabulary orand fewer words In many cases you will need your own words Reduce each sentence to the number of words indicated in the brackets You can use fewer words but not more a A tree performs the role of a pump by siphoning water from beneath the ground 5 b Transmitting a letter through the postal service remains the most cost effective way of keeping in contact with distant friends 12 c Jumbo jets have transformed travel into a common everyday experience and made it accessible to the masses 7 d Country people who depend on agricultural practices for their living are more aware of the natural elements than city people 10 Learning Outcomes 1 Identify the key points of a main message 2 lnfer and provide appropriate feedback or response when a message is received 3 Write a summary of the main message Need answers Feel free to drop me an email 15043445 myrpedusg